Agelanthus brunneus (Engl.) Tiegh.

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 42: 738, 246 (1895)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a hemiparasitic epiphyte and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Descriptions

Extinction risk predictions for the world's flowering plants to support their conservation (2024). Bachman, S.P., Brown, M.J.M., Leão, T.C.C., Lughadha, E.N., Walker, B.E. https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.19592

Conservation
Predicted extinction risk: not threatened. Confidence: confident
[AERP]

Loranthaceae, S. Balle. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology Leaves
Leaves extremely variable
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers rose-pink or red with a white ring at the base of the lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Berries reddish.
Ecology
Parasitic on numerous hosts, e.g.: —Carissa edulis, Crateva religiosa, Diplorhynchus, Ficus, Funtumia, Gossweilodendron, Ipomaea, Landolphia heudelotii, L. owariensis, Morus alba, Nerium oleander, Saba senegalensis, Scorodophloeus and Sterculia guinqueloba.
[FWTA]

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0