Dendrophthoe falcata var. pubescens (Hook.f.) V.Chandras.

 
  • Family : LORANTHACEAE
    (Mistletoe Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BANDA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Loranthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f.) Ettingsh.
  • Habit : Parasite
  • Comments / notes : Rare parasite in forests
  • Key identification features : Leaves oblong or elliptic-oblong. Peduncle, pedicel, calyx and corolla in bud stage pubescent.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-March
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Common
  • Endemism : Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp-839. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dendrophthoe falcata var. pubescens. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

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