African Plant Database


Spragueanella rhamnifolia (Engl.) Balle
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Information on the genus : Spragueanella
Basionym : Loranthus rhamnifolius Engl.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus rhamnifolius Engl.
 Tapinanthus rhamnifolius (Engl.) Danser
 Oncocalyx rhamnifolius (Engl.) Tiegh.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Loranthus carvalhi Engl. (1894)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Robust shrub with well branched stems to 1 m; twigs subangular, soon densely lenticellate; leaves ± opposite, slightly yellow-green, thinly coriaceous; calyx saucer-shaped, 0,5-1 mm long; corolla-tube flask-shaped,[…]
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Ecology : Coastal forest; inland along rivers, in dryer mist forest on hilltops; wooded grassland in higher rainfall areas; on various hosts (e. g. Manilkara mochisia, Sideroxylon inerme); – Flowering in the dry season.
  Variable in flower colour: inland SC Africa populations usually yellow to orange with green, not red, base.
  0-1500 m alt
 
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Map
carte afrique num 25721
 
Record n°25721
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