Polyscias maraisiana

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Polyscias maraisiana


Taxonavigation: Apiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Apiales

Familia: Araliaceae
Subfamilia: Aralioideae
Genus: Polyscias
Species: Polyscias maraisiana


Polyscias maraisiana Lowry & G.M.Plunkett, Pl. Divers. Evol. 128: 64 (2010).


  • Basionym
    • Terminalia elegans W.Bull, Nursery Cat. (William Bull) 14: 8 (1866), non Heer (1857), fossil name.
  • Homotypic
    • Gastonia elegans Frodin in D.G.Frodin & R.H.A.Govaerts, World Checkl. & Bibliogr. Araliaceae: 166 (2003 publ. 2004).
  • Heterotypic
    • Gastonia mauritiana Marais, Kew Bull. 39: 809 (1984).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional:Western Indian Ocean
      • Mauritius

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



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