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Euphorbia capsaintemariensis

There is only one place in the world where this species is known to occur: Tanjona Vohimena, the southernmost tip of Madagascar*. On this stark, wind-swept limestone terrace about 100 m above sea level, the species occupies an area of less than … Continue reading

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Pachypodium horombense

In the dormant state, without leaves and flowers, this species is difficult to distinguish from P. densiflorum and P. rosulatum. They share the same habit: low, multi-branched shrubs up to 1.5 m in diameter and up to 1 m tall. … Continue reading

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Uncarina stellulifera

Uncarina is a genus of 12 species occurring in northern, western and southwestern Madagascar. U. stellulilifera is common between limestone rocks in the Tulear region, between Morondava in the north and Lake Tsimanampetsotse in the south. It is a small tree up … Continue reading

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