2074.160 Phragmanthera Tiegh.

Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (1998) Mistletoes of Africa Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (2006) Loranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3)

Description of the genus

Shrubs, often large and pendent, with a single haustorial attachment; branchlets slightly compressed; youngest parts, at least, always with scales, stellate and verticillately branched dendritic hairs.

Worldwide: A genus with 34 species well distributed in tropical Africa and Arabia.

Malawi: 4 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
cornetii (Dewèvre) Polhill & WiensDescription, Image
eminii (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
proteicola (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens
usuiensis (Oliv.) M.G. Gilbert subsp. sigensis (Engl.) Polhill & Wiens

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Genus page: Phragmanthera.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=497, retrieved 12 April 2024

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