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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Agelanthus

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core eudicots > Order: Santalales > Family: Loranthaceae

Fifty-nine species, native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, with 20 native to southern Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Agelanthus crassifolius


Agelanthus discolor


Agelanthus flammeus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Agelanthus fuellebornii

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Agelanthus gracilis


Agelanthus igneus

Recorded from Mozambique.


Agelanthus kraussianus


Agelanthus lancifolius

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Agelanthus lugardii

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Agelanthus molleri

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Agelanthus natalitius


Agelanthus nyasicus

Recorded from Zimbabwe.


Agelanthus prunifolius


Agelanthus pungu

See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Agelanthus sambesiacus


Agelanthus sansibarensis

Recorded from Mozambique.


Agelanthus subulatus

Recorded from Zimbabwe and Mozambique. See Flora of Zimbabwe.


Agelanthus terminaliae


Agelanthus transvaalensis


Agelanthus zizyphifolius

Recorded from Zimbabwe.