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.

Zambia: 9 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
baumii (Engl. & Gilg) Polhill & WiensS
cornetii (Dewèvre) Polhill & WiensN,W,CCb,Mc,C,LkDescription, Image
crassicaulis (Engl.) BalleLpDescription, Image
dschallensis (Engl.) M.G.Gilbert N,E,S
eminii (Engl.) Polhill & WiensCb,Lp,C,S
polycrypta (F.Didr.) Balle Nw
proteicola (Engl.) Polhill & WiensMc,C
usuiensis (Oliv.) M.G. Gilbert subsp. sigensis (Engl.) Polhill & WiensMc
usuiensis (Oliv.) M.G.Gilbert subsp. usuiensis Nw,Mc,WImage

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Phragmanthera.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=497, retrieved 24 May 2024

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