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GEOGRAPHIC RELATIONSHIPS OF MALAGASY ANNONACEAE

@inproceedings{Thomas1996GEOGRAPHICRO,
  title={GEOGRAPHIC RELATIONSHIPS OF MALAGASY ANNONACEAE},
  author={A. L. Thomas and J. Doyle},
  year={1996}
}
The pantropical family Annonaceae (130 genera) is relatively poorly represented in Madagascar, with only nine genera. A cladistic analysis of the principal genera or groups of Annonaceae, using 78 macro- and micro-morphological characters, allows the Malagasy taxa to be placed in major lines of the family. It confirms the primitive character of the one endemic genus, Ambavia, which is near the base of the family and belongs to a small clade with other members in South America, Africa, and Asia… Expand

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