African Plant Database


Agelanthus lancifolius Polhill & Wiens
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Protologue : Mistletoes Afr. 170 (1998)
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with rather long flowering branchlets, compressed at first, brown pubescent; leaves (sub-)opposite, thin; corolla red or crimson, yellow-banded around vents; lobes erect, rather short; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Wetter evergreen forest on mountains; on Syzygium, Trimeria, Choristylis.
  1180-1950 m alt. Few collections known. Similar to A. prunifolius, A. flammeus and A. nyasicus by its thin, elongate leaves.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 25780
 
Record n°25780
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