African Plant Database

Erianthemum taborense (Engl.) Tiegh.
Information on the genus : Erianthemum
Basionym : Loranthus taborensis Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus taborensis Engl.
 Loranthus dregei var. taborensis (Engl.) Sprague
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems spreading to pendent, to 1,5-2 m long; twig soon thickening to 5-8 mm Ø, tomentellous with white to yellowish stellate and very shortly dendritic hairs, glabrescent; leaves (sub-)opposite, well spaced,[…]
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland (N of the Zambezi); on various hosts, commonly Combretum, various legumes.
  800-1900 m alt. (E. Africa). Very similar to E. dregei (and sometimes ranked as a variety of it), but flowering later (dry season) than E. dregei where the ranges overlap. Obvious hybrids not reported.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Mistletoes Afr. : 238 (1998).
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Record n°25326
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