African Plant Database

Erianthemum lindense (Sprague) Danser
Information on the genus : Erianthemum
Basionym : Loranthus lindensis Sprague
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus lindensis Sprague
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus dregei var. longipes Sprague
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems to c. 1 m; twigs tomentose with stellate and some short dendritic ± fulvous hairs, glabrescent; leaves opposite, becoming clustered at older nodes; corolla pale green, flushed orange to pink, densely silky villous except at base; fruit deep pink.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland, riverine and coastal formations; on various hosts.
  300-1100 m alt. Closely related to E. nyikense and replacing it towards NE. Confused with E. dregei.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mistletoes Afr. : 243 (1998).
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see under Flora of Mozambique
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