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

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Loranthaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : 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
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. falcata var. pubescens. Downloaded on 10 December 2019.

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