African Plant Database


Agelanthus toroensis (Sprague) Polhill & Wiens
Family : LORANTHACEAE
Protologue : Mistletoes Afr. 158 (1998)
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Basionym : Loranthus toroensis Sprague
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Loranthus toroensis Sprague
 Tapinanthus toroensis (Sprague) Danser
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Loranthus crataevae Sprague
=Tapinanthus crataevae (Sprague) Danser
=*Loranthus demeusei auct.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous shrub; young branchlets subangular, later terete; leaves opposite or ternate, ± sessile; bract and calyx deeply cupular; corolla wine-red, yellow to orange over vents; lobes erect; fruit unknown.
Ecology : Wooded grassland, forest edges; on Newtonia, Tabernaemontana, Acacia, Capparis, Crataeva, Dombeya, Rhus, sometimes in tea plantations.
  600-2400 m alt. Close to A. djurensis but bract and calyx cupular.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 25785
 
Record n°25785
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