African Plant Database

Taxillus wiensii Polhill
Protologue : R.M. Polhill & D. Wiens, Mistletoes of Africa: 219 (1998)
Information on the genus : Taxillus
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with stems to c. 50 cm long “from an extensive untidy system of surface runners bearing numerous haustorial connections”; twigs terete, tomentellous with brownish dendritic hairs, soon glabrescent; leaves (sub-)opposite, […]
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Ecology : Dry evergreen coastal forest; on Cynometra webberi.
  100-150 m alt. A species similar to taxa occurring in Sri Lanka; discovered only in 1972 and despite several visits to the type locality (Kenya: Arabuko-Sokoke Forest) it has never been found flowering more than sporadically. […]
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carte afrique num 32091
Record n°32091 modified 2007-01-22
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