African Plant Database


Agelanthus flammeus Polhill & Wiens
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Protologue : Mistletoes Afr. 169 (1998)
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Clump-forming shrub, 1-2 m Ø; twigs compressed, glabrous-minutely puberulous when young; leaves sub-opposite; corolla flame-red, orange-banded around vents; lobes erect, short.
Ecology : Deciduous woodland to forest edges, generally on Ficus; locally common.
  600-1650 m alt. Range overlapping that of A. nyasicus, which probably occurs in drier sites. Similar to A. prunifolius; also resembling A. nyasicus in dried state.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 25778
 
Record n°25778
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