Girish Mahajan

Schizolaena elongata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Sarcolaenaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Malvales
Genus  Schizolaena

Schizolaena elongata is a tree in the family Sarcolaenaceae. It is endemic to Madagascar.



Schizolaena elongata grows as a tree up to 15 metres (50 ft) tall. Its coriaceous leaves are discolorous.

Distribution and habitat

Schizolaena elongata is known only from the eastern regions of Sava, Atsimo-Atsinanana, Vatovavy-Fitovinany, Analanjirofo and Atsinanana. Its habitat is humid coastal forests from sea-level to 500 m (1,600 ft) altitude.


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