Phragmanthera capitata (Spreng.) Balle

First published in Adansonia, n.s., 1: 251 (1962)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to NW. Angola. It is a hemiparasitic epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Rwanda, Togo, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I. Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Harris, D.J. (2002). Vasc. Pl. Dzanga-Sangha: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (1998). Mistletoes of Africa: 1-370. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I. Boissiera 57: 1-396.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Harris, D.J. (2002). Vasc. Pl. Dzanga-Sangha: 1-274. National Botanic Garden (Belgium), Meise.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (2006). Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon. Scripta Botanica Belgica 35: 1-438.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1978). Flora du Rwanda 1: 1-413. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2004 Zapfack, L. [2027], Cameroon K000746234 No
Feb 1, 2004 Sidwell, K. [345], Cameroon K000213094 No
Apr 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3437], Cameroon K000107202 No
Apr 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [89], Cameroon K000107200 No
Apr 1, 2001 Pollard, B.J. [197], Cameroon K000107199 No
Apr 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4384], Cameroon K000107201 No
Jan 1, 1997 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [95], Cameroon K000011484 No
Jan 1, 1997 Wheatley, J.I. [567], Cameroon K000011481 No
Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [4956], Cameroon K000011483 No
Aug 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1526], Cameroon K000011482 No
Vogel [47], Nigeria K000435488 Unknown type material Yes
Vogel [47], Nigeria K000435489 Unknown type material Yes
Ledermann [1572], Cameroon K000435490 Yes
Zenker, G.A. [827], Cameroon K000435491 Yes
Preuss [772], Cameroon K000435492 Yes
Mann [s.n.], Equatorial Guinea K000435493 Yes
Soyaux, H. [386], Gabon K000435494 Unknown type material Yes
Gossweiler, J. [695], Angola K000407035 Unknown type material Yes
Cameroon Tapinanthus capitatus 47549.000 No
Meikle, R.D. [990], Nigeria Phragmanthera incana 18428.000 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [9331], Cameroon Phragmanthera incana 23467.000 No
Bakshi, T.S. [526], Sierra Leone Phragmanthera incana 26813.000 No
Jeffrey, C. [179], Gabon Loranthus incanus 17481.000 No

Sources

  • 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0