African Plant Database

Agelanthus validus Polhill & Wiens
Protologue : Mistletoes Afr. 163 (1998)
Information on the genus : Agelanthus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Loranthus buchwaldii Sprague
=*Tapinanthus irangensis var. glaber Balle
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Glabrous plant forming large clumps with longer branches pendent; branchlets slightly compressed to angled, soon terete, ± lenticellate; eaves alternate; corolla red,yellow on lobes around vents,tip darker red, slightly swollen at base;lobes long; […]
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Ecology : Wetter and drier montane forests; on various hosts incl. Catha, Maytenus, Scolopia.
  1700-1950 m alt. Few collections known.
  Known only from W. Usambara Mts. (Tanzania).
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carte afrique num 25786
Record n°25786
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