Mascarene Islands


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Mas·ca·rene Islands

 (măs′kə-rēn′)
A group of islands in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar. Mauritius and the French island of Réunion are in the group.

Mascarene Islands

(ˌmæskəˈriːn)
pl n
(Placename) a group of volcanic islands in the W Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar: consists of the islands of Réunion, Mauritius, and Rodrigues. French name: Îles Mascareignes
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Antioxidant, antiglycation and cytotoxicity evaluation of selected medicinal plants of the mascarene islands. BMC compl Altern Med.
The tribe Senecioneae (Compositae) in the Mascarene Islands with an annotated world check-list of the genera of the tribe.
Examining the tiny Mascarene Islands gives an idea of the extent to the Indian Ocean slave trade in an era comparable to the Atlantic.
Due to this adaptation to nectar-feeding, one species of Gryllacrididae from La Reunion in the Mascarene Islands, Glomeremus orchidophilus Hugel et al., 2010, evolved to become the only known orthopteran pollinator (Micheneau et al.
JCDecaux is further consolidating its role as number one in outdoor advertising in the Africa region and its position on the Mascarene Islands (Runion, Mauritius, Rodrigues), where the GDP per capita is the highest in Africa.
Even in the Mascarene Islands, the creole cultures that developed were soon swamped by the arrival of Indian contract workers, while the Africans brought by the Portuguese to Sri Lanka never formed more than a small, if colourful, minority in the population (Jayasuriya, 2003, p.
sechellensis records for 43 geographic areas (countries, island groups, and West Indian islands), including many islands for which we found no previously published records, in the Indian Ocean (Comoro Islands, Iles Eparses, Mascarene Islands), Pacific (Palau), Atlantic (Cape Verde), and Caribbean (Guadeloupe, Grenada, Martinique, Mona, Puerto Rico, St.
The geographically diverse areas discussed (France, Louisiana, the Mascarene Islands, West Africa, Canada, and the Caribbean) indeed represent the empire as a composite structure characterized by multipolar exchanges, negotiations, and relations, not only between the metropole and the colonies, but among the colonies themselves.
Fishes of the Mascarene Islands (Reunion, Mauritius, Rodriguez): An annotated checklist, with descriptions of new species.
Kull, Alpers and Tassin tackle the role of enslaved migrants from East Africa and Madagascar in botanic transfers to the Mascarene Islands in the western Indian Ocean.
Madagascar, and of the Mascarene Islands. Mesogee 46: 9-23.