African Plant Database

Globimetula mweroensis (Baker) Danser
Information on the genus : Globimetula
Basionym : Loranthus mweroensis Baker
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus mweroensis Baker
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Globimetula braunii var. mweroensis Balle
=Loranthus braunii auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Twigs terete, glabrous or scurfy on youngest parts; bark grey, becoming powdery; leaves ternate, rarely opposite, leathery or ± fleshy, yellowish green; corolla crimson red. – Flowering from late rains well into dry season.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland; most often on Ficus, Faurea, Protea, also on Brachystegia, Cryptosepalum, other legumes, etc., also on introduced trees.
  950-1800 m alt. Lianiform specimen with lateral haustorial suckers has been collected in Zaire, Shaba (fide Polhill & Wiens l. c.). Another one with up to 1300 flowers. Similar to and sometimes difficult to separate from G. braunii
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Record n°25682
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