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Agelanthus tanganyikae (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus tanganyikae Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus tanganyikae Engl.
 Tapinanthus tanganyikae (Engl.) Danser
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus sakarensis Engl.
=Agelanthus sakarensis (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
=Tapinanthus sakarensis (Engl.) Danser
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous shrub; twigs slightly compressed, later terete; leaves alternate to opposite; corolla long, red, yellow to orange over vents, with blackish red tips; lobes erect; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Riverine and montane forest; on various hosts but also a pest of coffee.
  900-2400 m alt.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 25748
Record n°25748
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