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Melanodendron integrifolium

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Asterales
Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Astereae
Genus: Melanodendron
Species: M. integrifolium


Melanodendron integrifolium (Black Cabbage Tree) is one of the endemic trees in the Asteraceae family from the island of Saint Helena (South Atlantic Ocean). It is related to the Saint Helenan gumwoods (Commidendrum spp.) and is the commonest of the remaining cabbage tree species of Saint Helena, although it is considered endangered due to the restricted population size.

References

* Cronk, Q.C.B. (1995) The endemic Flora of St Helena. Anthony Nelson Ltd, Oswestry.

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