African Plant Database


Agelanthus microphyllus Polhill & Wiens
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Protologue : Mistletoes Afr. 150 (1998)
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous shrub; branches spreading; tangled, to c. 1 m; leaves subopposite to alternate on long shoots, in tufts on very short shoots; flowers from leaf-tufts, with grey to purplish grey tube; lobes yellow (and red) on claws, erect, rather long.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland; on Acacia.
  30-1500 m alt. Related to A. natalitius and A. gracilis, but with more condensed short shoots. Rarely collected. Flowering during the rains.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 25781
 
Record n°25781
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