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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to NW. Angola.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Indumentum
Young parts and perianth more or less densely covered with white or brown hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Berries red.
Note
Very variable in the shape and size of the flowers and leaves.
Ecology
On Alchornea, Aleurites moluccana, Anacardium occidentale, Annona senegalensis, Bauhinia, Bersama, Bombax sessile, Caloncoba welwitschii, Citrus aurantium, Coffea, Colanitida, Croton tiglium, Funtumia, Hevea brasiliensis, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Lophira lanceolata, Macaranga spinosa, Manihot glaziovii, Melia azedarach, Musa, Nauclea latifolia, Parinari, Piptadeniastrum, Rauwolfia vomitoria, Sapium ellipticum and Theobroma.

Native to:

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

Phragmanthera capitata (Spreng.) Balle appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2004 Zapfack, L. [2027], Cameroon K000746234
Feb 1, 2004 Sidwell, K. [345], Cameroon K000213094
Apr 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3437], Cameroon K000107202
Apr 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [89], Cameroon K000107200
Apr 1, 2001 Pollard, B.J. [197], Cameroon K000107199
Apr 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4384], Cameroon K000107201
Jan 1, 1997 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [95], Cameroon K000011484
Jan 1, 1997 Wheatley, J.I. [567], Cameroon K000011481
Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [4956], Cameroon K000011483
Aug 1, 1992 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1526], Cameroon K000011482
Vogel [47], Nigeria K000435488 Unknown type material
Vogel [47], Nigeria K000435489 Unknown type material
Ledermann [1572], Cameroon K000435490
Zenker, G.A. [827], Cameroon K000435491
Preuss [772], Cameroon K000435492
Mann [s.n.], Equatorial Guinea K000435493
Soyaux, H. [386], Gabon K000435494 Unknown type material
Gossweiler, J. [695], Angola K000407035 Unknown type material
Jeffrey, C. [179], Gabon Loranthus incanus 17481.000
Cameroon Tapinanthus capitatus 47549.000
Meikle, R.D. [990], Nigeria Phragmanthera incana 18428.000
Brenan, J.P.M. [9331], Cameroon Phragmanthera incana 23467.000
Bakshi, T.S. [526], Sierra Leone Phragmanthera incana 26813.000

First published in Adansonia, n.s., 1: 251 (1962)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

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.

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