African Plant Database

Agelanthus oehleri (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus oehleri Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus oehleri Engl.
 Tapinanthus oehleri (Engl.) Danser
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus obovatus Peter
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet with short stems, 5-50 cm long, simple or with short flowering branches, ultimately more bushy, often connected by subcortical runners; branchlets glabrous, slightly flattened, soon terete; leaves alternate, […]
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Ecology : Deciduous and coastal bushland; Loudetia arundinacea grassland with scattered trees, on Maytenus (Imatong Mts.); on a wide range of hosts, commonly Commiphora, Euphorbia, also smaller ± succulent shrubs (e.g. Kleinia, Plectranthus, Ipomoea).
  20-2100 m alt. Close to A. sansibarensis; but A. oehleri occurring in drier habitats, and with a smaller bushy habit and subsidiary plants often growing from subcortical runners.

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 25765
Record n°25765
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