1. Family: Loranthaceae Juss.
    1. Emelianthe Danser

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is NE. & E. Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

    Loranthaceae, Polhill & D. Wiens. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1999

    Habit
    Shrubs 0.5–2 m., with a single haustorial attachment, glabrous
    Leaves
    Leaves mostly alternate and also crowded on short shoots, penninerved
    Flowers
    Flowers 2–4, umbellate on a short peduncle or clustered on short shoots of generally leafless branches, shortly pedicellate; bract ovate-triangular from a saucer-shaped based
    Calyx
    Calyx cupular
    Corolla
    Corolla joined about halfway, 4-lobed, radially symmetrical, with fluted vents opening at top of tube, not explosive when opened, the lobes recurving
    Stamens
    Stamens inserted above the base of the corolla-lobes, remaining weakly attached to the style-tip by connective-appendage; anthers 4-thecous, with a conspicuous bifid connective-appendage
    Pistil
    Style filiform; stigma capitate
    Fruits
    Berry obovoid.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda

    Emelianthe Danser appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Verh. Kon. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 29(6): 53 (1933)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Polh. & Wiens, Mistletoes Afr.: 96 (1998)
    • in Verh. K. Akad. Wet., sect. 2, 29(6): 53 (1933), pro parte excl. E. galpinii

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0