African Plant Database

Agelanthus kayseri (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus kayseri Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus kayseri Engl.
 Tapinanthus kayseri (Engl.) Danser
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus rhodanthus Chiov.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to ± 1 m, glabrous; branchlets slightly compressed, then ± 4-angular; leaves opposite to alternate; corolla small, pink; lobes long, erect, green, keeled; fruit with persistent calyx.
Ecology : Coastal bushland and riverine associations, mangroves; extending inland along rivers; on Salvadora, Dobera or mangroves.
  generally below 125 m alt. (-1000 m) (a specimen from Uluguru Mts, 2000 m, may be mislabelled, and records from W. Usambara Mts. perhaps misidentified.Resembling a Salvadoraceae on which it often grows.
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carte afrique num 25740
Record n°25740
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