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Agelanthus sansibarensis (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus sansibarensis Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus sansibarensis Engl.
 Tapinanthus sansibarensis (Engl.) Danser
 Agelanthus sansibarensis (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens subsp. sansibarensis
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus crassissimus Engl.
=Loranthus sadebeckii Engl.
=Tapinanthus tricolor (Peter) Danser
=Loranthus tricolor Peter
=Loranthus viridizonatus Werth
=Odontella volkensii (Engl.) Tiegh.
=Loranthus volkensii Engl.
Taxon infra-specific
Agelanthus sansibarensis (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens subsp. sansibarensis
Agelanthus sansibarensis subsp. montanus Polhill & Wiens
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading glabrous shrub to 1 m, with well-developed haustorial attachment, rarely with subcortical runners; branchlets slightly compressed, soon terete, densely lenticellate; leaves mostly alternate, leathery, variable in size (5-13 x 3-8-11 cm)[…]
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Ecology : Coastal bushland, mangrove swamps; riverine associations extending inland to montane and dry hilltop mist-forest in E Africa (e. g. W. Usambaras);
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Record n°177600
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