1. Family: Loranthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Tapinanthus (Blume) Rchb.
      1. Tapinanthus bangwensis (Engl. & K.Krause) Danser

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Chad.

    [FWTA]

    Loranthaceae, S. Balle. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Branches
    Branchlets abundantly covered with brown lenticels
    Leaves
    Leaves very variable in size and thickness, reduced in Senegal but well developed in Liberia and Sierra Leone
    Flowers
    Perianth red below, pink then grey above; filaments and style green becoming purple.
    Note
    On many species including Acacia farnesiana, A. nilotica, Alchornea cordifolia, Cola nitida, Coffea liberica, Crossopteryx, Croton, Drepanocarpus lunatus, Manihot glaziovii, Terminalia catappa and Theobroma.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mauritania, Senegal, Togo, Zaïre

    Tapinanthus bangwensis (Engl. & K.Krause) Danser appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1985 Thompson, S.A. [1637], Cameroon K000180430
    Cameroon 47532.000
    Cameroon 47552.000
    Meikle, R.D. [992], Nigeria 23474.000
    Hepper, F.N. [3994], Cameroon 32804.000
    Thorold, C.A. [71], Cameroon K000180431
    Thorold, C.A. [71], Cameroon K000180432
    Casher, L. [L-1], Liberia 42187.000
    Vogel [s.n.], Nigeria K000406875
    Barter [s.n.], Sierra Leone K000406874
    Holst [88], Sierra Leone K000406876
    Conrau, G. [253], Cameroon K000180429
    Ledermann, A. [s.n.], Cameroon K000406967
    Milne-Redhead, E. [5144], Sierra Leone Loranthus bangwensis 18417.000

    First published in Verh. Kon. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 29(6): 108 (1933)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau) Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
    • Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (1998). Mistletoes of Africa: 1-370. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
    • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
    • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Verh. Akad. Wetensch. Amst. Afd. Natuurk., sect. 2, 29: 108 (1933).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
    • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau) Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Aké Assi, L. (2001). Flore de la Côte-d'Ivoire: catalogue systématique, biogéographie et écologie. I Boissiera 57: 1-396.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Jones, M. (1991). A checklist of Gambian plants: 1-33. Michael Jones, The Gambia College.
    • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
    • Exell, A.W. (1973). Angiosperms of the islands of the gulf of Guinea (Fernando Po, Príncipe, S.Tomé, and Annobon) Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 4: 325-411.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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