African Plant Database

Agelanthus platyphyllus (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Balle
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus platyphyllus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus platyphyllus Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1848)
 Tapinanthus platyphyllus (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Danser
 Schimperina platyphylla (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Tiegh.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Loranthus amoenus Delile
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous shrub with spreading and pendent stems to c. 1 m, older ones longitudinally fissured; leaves opposite to alternate, variable in size (4,5-14 x 2,5-6 cm), blue-green when young; corolla brilliant red to orange-red[…]
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Ecology : Broadleaved deciduous woodland, wooded grassland; ± always on Combretum, Terminalia; – Flowering in dry season.
  900-1800 m alt.

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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Record n°25758
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