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Agelanthus dodoneifolius (DC.) Polhill & Wiens
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus dodoneifolius DC.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus dodoneifolius DC.
 Tapinanthus dodoneifolius (DC.) Danser
 Dentimetula dodoneifolia (DC.) Tiegh.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus chevalieri Engl. & K. Krause
=Loranthus knoblecheri Kotschy
=Loranthus uelensis Balle
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Well-branched glabrous, glaucous shrub with spreading, pendent branches to 1,5 m long; branchlets ± 3-angled or flattened, soon terete; leaves opposite-alternate or ternate; corolla variable in length, white at base,[…]
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Ecology : Wooded grassland, savanna; on a variety of hosts (e.g. Acacia, Diospyros mespiliformis, Ormocarpum bibracteatum, Terminalia mollis, Bauhinia thonningii, in Cameroon; on Butyrospermum (Vitellaria) in Burkina Faso, Uganda).
  300-1600 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:274 (2012)
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carte afrique num 25774
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