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Agelanthus djurensis (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus djurensis Engl.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus djurensis Engl.
 Tapinanthus brunneus subsp. djurensis (Engl.) Balle
 Tapinanthus djurensis (Engl.) Danser
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tapinanthus boonei (De Wild.) Danser
=Loranthus boonei De Wild. (1914)
=Loranthus demeusei Engl.
=Tapinanthus demeusei (Engl.) Danser
=Tapinanthus lujaei (De Wild. & T. Durand) Danser
=Loranthus lujaei De Wild. & T. Durand (1900)
=Loranthus mbogaensis De Wild.
=Tapinanthus mbogaensis (De Wild.) Danser
=Tapinanthus petiolatus (De Wild.) Danser
=Loranthus petiolatus De Wild. (1914)
=*Loranthus quinquenervius De Wild.
=Tapinanthus sapinii (De Wild.) Danser
=Loranthus sapinii De Wild.
=Tapinanthus trinervius (Engl.) Danser
=Loranthus trinervius Engl.
=Loranthus verruculosus Sprague
=Tapinanthus lenticellatus (De Wild. & T. Durand) Danser
=Viscum lenticellatum De Wild. & T. Durand (1901)
=Tapinanthus penteneurus Danser
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous shrub with stems 0,5-2m long;young branchlets subangular on upper part of internode, terete below,later terete overall;leaves mostly±opposite;corolla deep crimson or wine-red without marked swelling at base (cf. A. brunneus);lobes short;erect.
Ecology : Evergreen forest; forest gallery, on swampy ground; Atlantic forest with Caesalpiniaceae; degraded secondary forest; flooded forest; on a variety of hosts (e. g. Theobroma cacao, cultivated shrubs, Paullinia pinnata, in Cameroon).
  200-3000 m alt. (950-1800 m in E. Africa).Specimens with young flowers can be confused with A. brunneus (but with different coloured mature flowers, and occurring in areas with less seasonal rainfall).Also similar to A. toroensis(in E part of range) […]

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 25769
Record n°25769
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