African Plant Database


Agelanthus irangensis (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus irangensis Engl.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus irangensis Engl.
 Tapinanthus irangensis (Engl.) Danser (1933)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus prittwitzii Engl. & K. Krause
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Robust shrub, spectacular in flower; branchlets soon terete, ± tomentellous; leaves alternate to subopposite; corolla tube (orange-)red, banded green at top; lobes long, yellow with red-maroon tips; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland and thicket; on Balanites, Boscia.
  1000-1650 m alt. Rarely collected. Known only from E. Rift Valley region.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 25741
 
Record n°25741
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