A taxonomic revision of the Madagascan representatives of the genus Bertiera is presented, to include three species, B. brevithyrsa, B. crinita and B. longithyrsa. A key to their identification is provided, each species is fully described, and summaries of distribution, habitat and ecology, and phenology are given; conservation assessments are also provided. Bertiera brevithyrsa is described as new species; B. crinita represents a new combination, and a lectotype is designated for this name.

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Keywords Bertiera, Bertiereae, conservation, IUCN Red List Categories, Madagascar, Rubiaceae
Journal Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
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Wittle, P.M, & Davis, A.P. (2010). A revision of Madagascan Bertiera (Rubiaceae). Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 55(2), 105–110.