African Plant Database


Agelanthus fuellebornii (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus fuellebornii Engl.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus fuellebornii Engl.
 Tapinanthus fuellebornii (Engl.) Danser
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus annulatus Engl. & K. Krause
=Tapinanthus annulatus (Engl. & K. Krause) Danser
=Loranthus eylesii Sprague
=Tapinanthus eylesii (Sprague) Danser
=Loranthus goetzei Sprague
=Tapinanthus goetzei (Sprague) Danser
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Well-branched glabrous shrub to 1 m; branchlets slightly compressed, soon terete, later densely lenticellate; leaves alternate, bluish-green, broad (4-13 cm long, 2-7 cm wide); corolla red; lobes yellow, erect long.
Ecology : Brachystegia woodland, along rivers and lakes in higher rainfall areas; evergreen forest; edges of montane rain-forest; on various hosts, e.g. Protea, Combretum, Dombeya, Flacourtia, Cordia, Maytenus, Trichilia, Brachystegia.-Flowering in the rains
  Variable in development of the corolla basal swelling.
  450-2100(-2500) m alt. Often confused with A. sansibarensis but distinguished by its glaucous leaves (in the field).
 
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Map
carte afrique num 25739
 
Record n°25739
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