African Plant Database

Tapinanthus malacophyllus (Engl. & K. Krause) Danser
Information on the genus : Tapinanthus
Basionym : Loranthus malacophyllus Engl. & K. Krause
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus malacophyllus Engl. & K. Krause
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus mechowii var. welwitschianus Engl.
=Loranthus mechowii auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with spreading stems to c. 1 m long; twigs soon thickened, velvety puberulous; leaves sessile, somewhat coriaceous, pale green to glaucous, elliptic-ovate; umbels mostly crowded at older nodes; corolla-tube carmine red, velvety puberulous,[…]
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Ecology : In rather elevated hilly places; on Adansonia digitata (only in NW Angola: Luanda region).
  Similar to T. mechowii, but with puberulous leaves (both surfaces) and shorter calyx.
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Record n°25392
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