African Plant Database

Phragmanthera cornetii (Dewèvre) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Phragmanthera
Basionym : Loranthus cornetii Dewèvre
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus cornetii Dewèvre
 Tapinanthus cornetii (Dewèvre) Danser
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tapinanthus rubiginosus (De Wild.) Danser
=Loranthus rubiginosus De Wild. (1903)
=Loranthus rubiginosus var. grandiflorus De Wild.
=Loranthus albizziae var. rogersii Sprague
=Loranthus usuiensis var. longipilosus Engl. & K. Krause
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with branches 1-2 m long, the longer ones pendent; branchlets tomentose with red-brown dendritic hairs, tardily glabrescent; leaves coriaceous, variable (8-20 cm long, 3,5-9 cm wide), finely felty hair when young[…]
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland; generally on Uapaca.
  900-1800 m alt. Resembling P. usuiensis occurring in forests in the same region, but style enlarged in upper part, corolla-lobes broader (1,5-2 mm, not 1,5 mm) and more rufous-hairy.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mistletoes Afr. : 260-261 (1998).
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carte afrique num 25257
Record n°25257
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