Satranala

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Satranala
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Satranala
Beentje & J.Dransf.
Species: S. decussilvae
Binomial name
Satranala decussilvae
Beentje & J.Dransf.

Satranala decussilvae is a species of palm tree that is endemic to Madagascar. It is the only species in the genus Satranala,[1] and is threatened by habitat loss. There are perhaps 200 mature individuals remaining.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Dransfield & H. J. Beentje (1995). "Satranala (Coryphoideae: Borasseae: Hyphaeninae), a new palm genus from Madagascar" (PDF). Kew Bulletin. 50 (1): 85–92. doi:10.2307/4114610. 
  2. ^ Rakotoarinivo, M. & Dransfield, J. 2012. Satranala decussilvae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2012. Downloaded on 09 September 2015.