African Plant Database

Pedistylis galpinii (Schinz ex Sprague) Wiens
Information on the genus : Pedistylis
Basionym : Loranthus galpinii Schinz ex Sprague
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus galpinii Schinz ex Sprague
 Emelianthe galpinii (Schinz ex Sprague) Danser
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Large glabrous shrub > 2 m tall; stems stout, woody, grey; young branches often densely lenticellate; leaves coriaceous with a slightly waxy bloom, (sub-)opposite, a few clustered on the old swollen nodes; corolla yellow,[…]
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Ecology : Lowveld, coastal associations; on various hosts (e. g. Sclerocarya, Ficus, Brachystegia, Heteropyxis, Trichilia, Acacia, Dichrostachys, Combretum, Terminalia). 0-900 m alt.
  Swaziland, NE S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Parasite- Ht 2.5 m. Alt: 155 - 610 m. Distribution: LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 53: t.2082 (1994).
  • SMITH G.F. , E.J. VAN JAARSVELD & AL. (1997). List of Southern African Succulent Plants. Umdaus Press : 86
  • POLHILL R. & D. WIENS (1998). Mistletoes of Africa. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew : 98
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