African Plant Database

Agelanthus igneus (Danser) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Tapinanthus igneus Danser
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus igneus Sprague
 Tapinanthus igneus Danser
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Well-branched shrub with relatively short lateral branches; branchlets compressed at first with scurfy puberulence,soon terete, brown turning grey fissured, enticellate;leaves (sub-)opposite;corolla rather small,deep orange to pinkish or fiery red […]
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland (SE Tanzania); riverine forest, coastal bushland; on Grewia, Combretum.
  ?-200-800 m alt. Close to A. scassellatii and A. transvaalensis, but easily recognized by the lack of dictinct keels on back of corolla-lobes.
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carte afrique num 25743
Record n°25743
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