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Agelanthus terminaliae (Engl. & Gilg) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus terminaliae Engl. & Gilg
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus terminaliae Engl. & Gilg
 Tapinanthus terminaliae (Engl. & Gilg) Danser
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus villosiflorus auct.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bushy handsome shrub to c. 1 m tall; spreading by haustoria-bearing surface runners; branchlets slightly flattened, velvety with short spreading hairs, the longer ones rusty brown, branched, shed first; leaves (sub-)opposite[…]
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Ecology : Woodland, forest edges, “great Parinari forest” (Welwitsch); on Parinari (Angola), Entada, Combretaceae (commonly).
  900-1400 m alt. Close to A. heteromorphus (of which it has been treated as a synonym), and to A. musozensis; also related to A. songeensis.
  NE Nambia, Caprivi Strip.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Parasite- Ht 1 states: NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 87 (1997).
  • Mistletoes Afr. : 174-175 (1998).
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carte afrique num 25733
Record n°25733
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