Dendrophthoe falcata var. coccinea (Talb.) Sant.

 
  • Family : LORANTHACEAE
    (MISTLETOE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Loranthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Habit : Parasite
  • Comments / notes : Occasional
  • Key identification features : Parasites, well branched, woody; stem and branches stout, lenticellate. Leaves broadly ovate or ovate-elliptic. Flowers scarlet, in short, axillary racemes.
  • Flower, Fruit : November
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : AHN, SDD, TNE
  • Literature : 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.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dendrophthoe falcata var. coccinea. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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