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Agelanthus heteromorphus (A. Rich.) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus heteromorphus A. Rich.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus heteromorphus A. Rich.
 Tapinanthus heteromorphus (A. Rich.) Danser
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tapinanthus brevilobus (Engl. & K. Krause) Danser
=Loranthus brevilobus Engl. & K. Krause
=Loranthus scassellatii var. glabrescens Pic. Serm.
=Loranthus sennii Mattei
=Loranthus tambermensis Engl. & K. Krause
=Tapinanthus tambermensis (Engl. & K. Krause) Danser
=Tapinanthus aurantiacus Danser
=Tapinanthus celtidifolius Danser
=Loranthus scassellatii Chiov.
=Agelanthus scassellatii (Chiov.) Polhill & Wiens
=Tapinanthus scassellatii (Chiov.) Danser
=Loranthus amblyphyllus Chiov.
=Loranthus aurantiaciflorus Brenan
=*Loranthus aurantiacus Engl.
=*Loranthus celtidifolius Engl.
=Loranthus celtidiformis Brenan
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Large spreading, pendent shrub to 2(-4) m; shoots slightly flattened, tomentose; hairs branched, of variable length, brownish; leaves subopposite; corolla (orange-)yellow, greenish towards the conspicuously swollen base;[…]
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Ecology : Broad-leaved deciduous woodland, wooded grassland; on Combretum, Terminalia, less often on Caesalpinioids (W Africa).
  500-1900 m alt.
  Disjunct species. – Sudan?

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 25744
Record n°25744
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