African Plant Database

Actinanthella menyharthii (Engl. & Schinz ex Schinz) Balle
Information on the genus : Actinanthella
Basionym : Loranthus menyharthii Engl. & Schinz ex Schinz
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus menyharthii Engl. & Schinz ex Schinz
 Tapinanthus menyharthii (Engl. & Schinz ex Schinz) Danser
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small much-branched shrub with a single haustorial attachment; twigs densely hairy; hairs short, stiff, spreading, forked; flowers 1-2, yellow-green; berry red.
Ecology : Hot dry valleys, on Erythroxylum, Boscia, Olea, mangroves and a variety of other hosts.
  20-1400 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mistletoes Afr. : 99,100 (1998).
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carte afrique num 24693
Record n°24693
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