African Plant Database


Agelanthus guineensis Polhill & Wiens
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Protologue : Mistletoes Afr. 159 (1998)
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous shrub with apparently terete twigs; leaves ± opposite, probably glaucous; corolla pinkish violet; mature fruit unknown.
Ecology : Highlands of Guinée, on orange trees.
  Only 2 specimens known (Guinée & Mali) that have formerly been named Tapinanthus sessilifolius. There is a resemblance, but flowers different (fide Polhill & Wiens 1998: 159).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 25779
 
Record n°25779
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