African Plant Database

Agelanthus bipartitus Balle ex Polhill & Wiens
Protologue : Novon 7(3): 274 (1997)
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small spreading shrub to 1 m; tips of branchlets scurfy, soon thickened, grey, glabrescent, lenticellate; leaves alternate; corolla tube red, lobes short, erect, yellow, dark-tipped; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Montane forest, edges of montane rain-forest; on various hosts.
  1500-2250 m alt. Similar to A. elegantulus (occurring further north) but calyx split around the base by the expanding corolla base and retained as a dried ring around the corolla tube.
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carte afrique num 25777
Record n°25777
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