African Plant Database


Agelanthus dichrous (Danser) Polhill & Wiens
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Tapinanthus dichrous Danser
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tapinanthus dichrous Danser (1933)
 Tapinanthus heteromorphus subsp. dichrous (Danser) Balle
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus dichrous Engl. (1894)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading shrub to 1 m; branchlets slightly compressed, densely puberulous, with very short branched hairs; leaves subopposite; corolla yellow-orange, rather small with short erect lobes.
Ecology : Forest on firm ground and with Gilbertiodendron dewevrei; on various hosts (e.g. Persea americana, Bridelia grandis at 20-25 m above the ground), incl. other Loranthaceae as an epiparasite (fide Polhill & Wiens 1998: 182).
  c. 700 m alt.
  Cameroon.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 25766
 
Record n°25766
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