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Podocarpus madagascariensis

Baker 1885

Common names

Taxonomic notes

Three varieties, the type (syn.: Nageia madagascariensis (Baker) Kuntze 1891), Podocarpus madagascariensis var. procerus de Laub. 1972, and Podocarpus madagascariensis var. rotundus L. Laurent 1915 (Farjon 1998).


Distribution and Ecology

Madagascar, along eastern plateaus and mountains (Farjon 1998).

Big tree







Baker. 1885. Journal of the Linnean Society of London: Botany 21:447.

Laurent, L. 1915. Les Podocarpus de Madagascar. Annales Faculté des Sciences de Marseille 23:52-64.

See also

The PROTA database account for this species (accessed 2015.02.01). PROTA accounts are focused on commercial forest uses in Africa, and typically include photographs, drawings, names, distribution, and a variety of information relevant to management of the species.

The species account at Threatened Conifers of the World.

P.255 of de Laubenfels 1985.

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