Breonia decaryana

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Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Rubiaceae
Subfamilia: Cinchonoideae
Tribus: Naucleeae
Genus: Breonia
Species: Breonia decaryana



Breonia decaryana Homolle, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 84: 460 (1937 publ. 1938); as Breonia Decaryana

  • Type: R. Decary 5199 (6 November 1926; holotype: L 0000868(JSTOR)).
    • Note: type distribution reported by Ridsdale (1975: 546) and Razafimandimbison (2002: 19): holotype in P and isotype in L.
  • Type locality: Madagascar. Domaine oriental Y. Ifandana [Fianarantsoa province:] province[district] de Farafangana.


  • Homotypic
    • Neobreonia decaryana (Homolle) Ridsdale, Blumea 22(3): 546 (1975); not accepted by Razafimandimbison (2002: 19) [cited as Breonia decaryana]
  • Heterotypic
    • Breonia keliravina Homolle, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 84: 460 (1937 publ. 1938); as Breonia Keliravina; not accepted by Ridsdale (1975: 546) [cited as Neobreonia decaryana], Razafimandimbison (2002) [cited as Breonia decaryana]
      • Type:
      • Type locality: Madagascar. Domaine oriental:
        • Thouvenot: Anamalazaotra.
        • Louvel: Forêt d’Analomazaotra.


Native distribution areas:

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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Vernacular names

Malagasy: Valotsy (Homolle 1938; Razafimandimbison 2002)