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Species Omphalea oppositifolia of the Euphorbiaceae family

Map location of specimens of species Omphalea oppositifolia from the Euphorbiaceae family.

Common names: Voantsaly and Voantsalehy.

Omphalea oppositifolia

December 8, 2017 (, Updated )

Arbre de 5 m de haut. Résine rouge. Fruits verts.

47.0° 10.0’ 55.0” N24.0° 28.0’ 29.0” W

Nivo H. Rakotoarivelo – Tabita Randrianarivony – Fortunat Rakotoarivony – Tefy Andriamihajarivo

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Omphalea oppositifolia

September 28, 2017 (, Updated )

Arbuste, 4 m de haut, dbh 8 cm. Boutons floraux verts. Fleur rouge. Jeune fruit vert. Rare. NV : Voantsahakoa. Prise de photo. Récolté avec Alice (guide), Velosoa (guide), Florent (guide) et Rajaonarivelo (guide).

49.0° 19.0’ 20.0” N17.0° 55.0’ 6.0” W

Harisandy M. Rasoanindriana – P. Antilahimena – Benjamina Ralaijaona – Anthony R. Syde

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Omphalea oppositifolia

October 13, 2016 (, Updated )

Arbre 14 m de hauteur – Bractée jaune – Bouton floral marron.

47.0° 30.0’ 2.0” N23.0° 26.0’ 20.0” W

F. Ratovoson

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Omphalea oppositifolia

November 18, 2012 (, Updated )

Small tree 3 m, arching, with two main branches and numerous leafy shoots; leaves dark green above, medium green below; inflorescences pendent (only two seen); bracts and bracteoles cream-white, sometimes tinged pink, with dull pink midrib; staminate sepals dark red, androecium dark red with white locules, nectary dull white suffused with dark red; immature fruits green.

49.0° 51.0’ 18.0” N15.0° 19.0’ 28.0” W

Lynn J. Gillespie – Geoffrey A. Levin – J. Razanatsoa – W. M. Cardinal-McTeague

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Omphalea oppositifolia

November 18, 2012 (, Updated )

Tree 5 m, sparsely branched; inflorescence, pendent (only one seen); bracts and bracteoles cream-white.

49.0° 51.0’ 29.0” N15.0° 19.0’ 26.0” W

Lynn J. Gillespie – Geoffrey A. Levin – J. Razanatsoa – W. M. Cardinal-McTeague

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Omphalea oppositifolia

Common name: Voantsaly

January 19, 2012 (, Updated )

Tree 9 m tall, DBH: 13 cm. Leaves green. Fruits mature green. DNA. Vernacular name: Voantsaly.

48.0° 49.0’ 18.0” N18.0° 24.0’ 20.0” W

P. Antilahimena

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Omphalea oppositifolia

January 19, 2012 (, Updated )

arbuste de 7m de haut, 10cm de diamètre; fruit immature de couleur verte.

48.0° 48.0’ 42.0” N18.0° 24.0’ 24.0” W

D. Ravelonarivo – Félix Edmond

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Omphalea oppositifolia

Common name: Voantsalehy

March 15, 2011 (, Updated )

Tree 7m tall, dbh 10cm, leaves green, fruits immature green. Seed edible. Vernacular name: Voantsalehy. Photo, DNA.

48.0° 46.0’ 47.0” N18.0° 26.0’ 5.0” W

P. Antilahimena

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Omphalea oppositifolia

March 13, 2011 (, Updated )

Arbre de 11m de haut; 8cm de diamètre. Fruits presque matures vert. Feuille en silica gel. Photo

48.0° 46.0’ 45.0” N18.0° 26.0’ 13.0” W

D. Ravelonarivo – Félix Edmond

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Omphalea oppositifolia

May 19, 2008 (, Updated )

Arbuste de 4m de haut, feuille lancéolée, fruit vert rond, drupe.

48.0° 18.0’ 2.0” N18.0° 51.0’ 32.0” W

Charles Rakotovao

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Omphalea oppositifolia

May 2, 2008 (, Updated )

Arbuste de 2m de haut, fruit vert oval. Silica gel collection.

48.0° 17.0’ 54.0” N18.0° 51.0’ 11.0” W

Charles Rakotovao

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Omphalea oppositifolia

November 9, 2007 (, Updated )

Arbre de 13 m. Boutons floraux verts.

49.0° 32.0’ 2.0” N13.0° 38.0’ 51.0” W

Richard Razakamalala

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Omphalea oppositifolia

October 7, 2007 (, Updated )

Tree to 4 m. Leaves bright green. Inflorescence pendulous, pale green. Fruits solitary, green, pendulous.

48.0° 19.0’ 18.0” N18.0° 49.0’ 31.0” W

Peter B. Phillipson – P. Antilahimena – Roger Bernard

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Omphalea oppositifolia

October 5, 1989 (, Updated )

Tree 8-14 m tall in creek bed; leaves somewhat clustered at branch ends, medium to dark green above, lighter below, thick & somewhat succulent; inflorescences pendulous if large enough, axis light green, the bracts greenish white, serving as a flag; pediø cel light green; sepals light green outside, whitish green inside; ovary, stigma white; flowers pickled; photo; Chrysiridia madagascariensis seen flutø tering about leaves and inflorescences.

49.0° 46.0’ 0.0” N15.0° 30.0’ 0.0” W

George E. Schatz

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Synonyms: Hecatea alternifolia, Hecatea biglandulosa, Hecatea oppositifolia, Omphalandria oppositifolia, Omphalea alternifolia and Omphalea biglandulosa.

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