Phragmanthera cornetii (Dewèvre) Polhill & Wiens

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Phragmanthera cornetii

Protea Hill Farm
Photo: Mike Bingham

Phragmanthera cornetii

Katanga Province, DRC
Oct 2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

Phragmanthera cornetii

Katanga Province, DRC
Oct 2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

Phragmanthera cornetii

Katanga Province, DRC
Oct 2006
Photo: Jos Stevens

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Common names:
Status: Native
A hemiparasitic shrub. Corolla tomentose with hairs 1-3 mm long and rather persistent overall.
Type location:
DRC, Katanga
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In urban Lusaka; hemiparasitic on Acrocarpus fraxinifolius, Melia azedarach, Trichilia emetica.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, D. R. Congo, Tanzania, Malawi
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,Mc,C,Lk
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 2 August 2016

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 201.

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

Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (2006). Loranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Page 191.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Phragmanthera cornetii., retrieved 24 September 2023

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