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Didierea ascendens Drake
Compt. Rend. Hebd. Séances Acad. Sci. 133: 241 1903
Family: DIDIEREACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Alluaudia ascendens (Drake) Drake
Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 9: 37 1903

Didierea ascendens (Alluaudia ascendens) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Alluaudia ascendens (Drake) Drake
Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 9: 37 1903
Synonymy: 2 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Alluaudia ascendens f. variegata hort.

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Common Names include:
MALAGASY: Fantsiolotse

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Alluaudia ascendens group

  • Alluaudia ascendens (Drake) Drake: forms a massive ascending V-shaped crowns up to 15 m tall. Spines single, 1,5-2 cm long. Leaves in spiralling lines circular or reverse heart-shaped. Distribution: S. Madagascar between Tsiombe and Taolanaro.
  • Alluaudia ascendens f. variegata hort.: Variegated form. Cultivated.


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