African Plant Database

Agelanthus molleri (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus molleri Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus molleri Engl.
 Tapinanthus molleri (Engl.) Danser
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus dekindtianus Engl.
=Tapinanthus dekindtianus (Engl.) Danser
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched shrub to 1 m; branchlets slightly flattened at first, densely hairy; hairs short, spreading, longer ones branched, red-brown, shed first; leaves crowded on rather short lateral shoots, (sub-)opposite, dull green to slightly glaucous.
Ecology : Wooded grassland; mixed or miombo woodland extending up to forest edges; wide-spread in the Zambezi region; generally on Combretum, less often on Ficus, sometimes on Acacia.
  500-1700 m alt. (E. Africa).Flowering during the rains
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
carte afrique num 25761
Record n°25761
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