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Species Information

Agelanthus gracilis (Toelken & Wiens) Polhill & Wiens
(name current 2016)
(Loranthus minor)
(Tapinanthus gracilis)


Red Data Book Information:
Status: DD Distribution: Ingwavuma Poort Known from collections in Swaziland by Compton and Dlamini.

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Loranthus minor - Relatively small, much-branched slender-stemmed, woody, hairless throughout. Leaves thin-textured, short-stalked, blade lance-shaped, tip blunt, up to 4 cm long X 1 cm wide, usually much less. Flowers numerous, solitary, very slender, shortly stalked; calyx a mere rim, corolla c 4 cm long, tube pinkish-grey, segments yellowish or reddish, not reflexed.

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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