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Tapinanthus globiferus (A. Rich.) Tiegh.
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Information on the genus : Tapinanthus
Basionym : Loranthus globiferus A. Rich.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus globiferus A. Rich.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus dodensis Engl. & K. Krause
=Loranthus globiferus var. angustifolius Schweinf.
=Loranthus globiferus var. bornuensis Sprague
=Tapinanthus globiferus subsp. bornuensis (Sprague) Balle
=Loranthus globiferus var. salicifolius Sprague
=Loranthus verrucosus Engl.
=Tapinanthus verrucosus (Engl.) Tiegh.
=Loranthus globiferus var. verrucosus (Engl.) Sprague
=Tapinanthus kerstingii (Engl.) Balle
=Loranthus kerstingii Engl.
=Loranthus lanceolatus var. corniculatus Sprague
=Loranthus lingelsheimii Pax
=Loranthus ostinii Chiov.
=Tapinanthus rosiflorus (Engl. & K. Krause) Danser
=Loranthus rosiflorus Engl. & K. Krause
=Tapinanthus rubrovittatus (Engl. & K. Krause) Danser
=Loranthus rubrovittatus Engl. & K. Krause
=Loranthus spathulifolius Engl. & K. Krause
=Loranthus winkleri Engl.
=Tapinanthus voltensis Tiegh. ex Balle
=*Loranthus congestus R. Br. (1814)
=Tapinanthus pentagonia auct.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 2 m Ø, with spreading-pendulous stems, glabrous except for ciliolate bracts and calyx; leaves petiolate, coriaceous, green to glaucous; corolla-tube shining (pink to red), rarely white apart from filament-lines, lobes reflexed;[…]
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Ecology : Wooded grassland; “brousse tigrée”; fringing forest; bush savanna, in dry country; bare rocky mountain slope with Boswellia papyrifera, Terminalia brownii, Lannea fulva, Euphorbia magnicapsula, Xerophyta simulans, etc.;[…]
  Variable in shape and colour (glaucous or not) of leaves, shape of flower bud heads, colour of flowers (see Polhill & Wiens, 1998: 202); “typical” features of the species break down in S, SE and E parts of the range. […]
  Yemen, Saudi Arabia.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 25390
 
Record n°25390
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