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The new monotypic genus Bardotia (Orobanchaceae) from Madagascar and remarks on the phylogenetic relationships of the African and Madagascan genera Parastriga, Radamaea, Rhamphicarpa and Sieversandreas

Eberhard Fischer, Bastian Schäferhoff, Kai F. Müller


The newly described monotypic genus Bardotia, with the new species B. ankaranensis from limestone tsingy in Northern Madagascar, and its differences from Radamaea and Sieversandreas are discussed. The phylogenetic positions of the genera Radamaea, Rhamphicarpa and Sieversandreas are investigated. Bardotia, Radamaea, Rhamphicarpa, and Sieversandreas form a clade. The monotypic Parastriga alectroides nests within Harveya. The new combination Harveya alectroides is made.


Eudicots, new genus, Bardotia, Tsingy, Madagascar, Parastriga, Harveya, tropical Africa, Orobanchaceae

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