African Plant Database

Agelanthus atrocoronatus Polhill & Wiens
Protologue : Mistletoes Afr. 179 (1998)
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 1m with short lateral branches bearing flowers;branchlets glabrous to minutely puberulous;hairs short,stiff,spreading;leaves sub-opposite;corolla tube red,lobes yellow with brown tips;corolla bud with cylindrical apical swelling;fruit unknown.
Ecology : Edges of forests and deciduous woodland, on various hosts; flowering in rain; 1650-1900 m alt.
  Similar to A. scassellatii (with yellow corolla tube and no crowned corolla bud).
  Known only from Iringa District (S Tanzania).
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carte afrique num 25776
Record n°25776
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