African Plant Database

Tapinanthus preussii (Engl.) Tiegh.
Information on the genus : Tapinanthus
Basionym : Loranthus preussii Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus preussii Engl.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus pachycaulis Engl. & K. Krause
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous robust shrub; leaves coriaceous, ovate-broadly elliptic; corolla-tube long (5,5-6,2 cm), greyish-reddish, lobes reflexed or not; bud-heads green, conspicuously winged.
Ecology : Lowland forest (“Buschwald”), edge of primary forest along river; on Ficus asperifolia and other low trees.
  5-10 m alt. (Gabon). Resembling T. buntingii in habit, but corolla bud-heads smaller, winged, and lobes variably reflexing.
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carte afrique num 25397
Record n°25397
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