African Plant Database

Agelanthus lugardii (N.E. Br.) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus lugardii N.E. Br.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus lugardii N.E. Br.
 Loranthus lugardii var. hirtellus Weim.
 Tapinanthus lugardii (N.E. Br.) Danser
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus breyeri Bremek.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to c. 1 m; branchlets terete, hispidulous; leaves alternate, clustered at older nodes; corolla rather short, green or grey; lobes yellow-green, ± erect, long.
Ecology : In the Limpopo drainage basin and coastal region; generally on Acacia.
  120-1220 m alt. (S. Africa).
  S. Africa, Botswana.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Parasite- Ht 1 m. Alt: 120 - 1220 m. Distribution: BOT, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 87 (1997).
  • Mistletoes Afr. : 152 (1998).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
carte afrique num 25727
Record n°25727
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