Kaliphora

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Kaliphora
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Montiniaceae
Genus: Kaliphora
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Species:
K. madagascariensis
Binomial name
Kaliphora madagascariensis
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Kaliphora madagascarensis is a species of evergreen shrub or small tree. It is endemic to Madagascar, where it inhabits subhumid woodlands and forests in eastern Madagascar, in the provinces of Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, and Mahajanga.

Kaliphora madagascarensis is the sole species of the genus Kaliphora. Some recent classification systems, including the APG IV, classify the genus as part of family Montiniaceae; other systems, including that of Armen Takhtajan, classify Kaliphora in its own family, Kaliphoraceae.

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