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Published In: Genera Plantarum 334. 1789. (4 Aug 1789) (Gen. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Taxon Profile     (Last Modified On 6/23/2011)
Fl. Madagasc.: unpublished
APG website treatment: Rosaceae
Notes: Many members of the family are grown in Madagascar for ornamental or for their edible fruits, notably species and cultivars of , Eriobotrya, Fragaria, Malus, Prunus, Pyracantha, Pyrus, Rosa, Rubus and Spiraea. Some of these are likely to have become naturalized or established as occasional garden escapes, but we have only included them when records are substantiated by a collected voucher specimen, and if there is sufficient evidence to suppose that they have become self-perpetuating without human intervention.

Summary and Status Directory     (Last Modified On 6/23/2011)
Subordinate Taxon Data:

The data in this table are derived from the corresponding Genus and Species pages. The table provides a summary of the treatment presented in the published parts of the Flore de Madagascar et des Comores, together with a summary of the data presented in the Madagascar Catalogue, including information on the number of species currently accepted, and an estimate of the number of undescribed species for the genera for which a recent taxonomic evaluation has been conducted. The number of accepted species is added to the estimate of undescribed species to provide an estimated total. Place cursor over headers marked [+] for further explanation of the column contents.

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Lifeform/Habit in Madagascar [+]   Distribution [+] Flore de Madagascar Madagascar Catalogue Further taxonomic work Data capture complete
No. of species accepted [+] Native species endemism [+] No. of published species accepted [+] Native species endemism [+] Estimated undescribed species [+] Estimated total species [+] Native species endemism [+]
Alchemilla He Not Endemic to Region Vol. not published - 7 (6;1;0) 85.7% 1 (1;0;0) 8 (7;1;0) 87.5% in progress yes
Fragaria He Naturalized species only Vol. not published - 1 (0;0;1) - none 1 (0;0;1) - not currently required yes
Prunus Tr Not Endemic to Region Vol. not published - 1 (0;1;0) 0% none 1 (0;1;0) 0% not currently required yes
Rubus Li;Sh Not Endemic to Region Vol. not published - 8 (4;2;2) 66.7% 2 (2;0;0) 10 (6;2;2) 75% in progress yes
Rosaceae He;Li;Sh;Tr Not Endemic to Region Vol. not published - 17 (10;4;3) 71.4% 3 (3;0;0) 20 (13;4;3) 76.4% in progress yes



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