African Plant Database


Agelanthus uhehensis (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus uhehensis Engl.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus uhehensis Engl.
 Tapinanthus uhehensis (Engl.) Danser
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tapinanthus platyphyllus auct.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stems spreading to 1,5 m long; branchlets scurfy-tomentellous with small much-branched red-brown hairs; leaves opposite to alternate, thinly coriaceous (4-13 cm long, 0,5-5 cm wide); corolla orange, scurfy puberulous; lobes erect, slightly keeled.
Ecology : Forest edges; commonly on Bridelia.
  1800-2000 m alt. Easily confused with a Phragmanthera but berries red (not blue to blue-green). May be overlooked.
  Known only from the Southern Highlands of Tanzania.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 25768
 
Record n°25768
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