Scurrula cordifolia (Wall.) G.Don

 
  • Family : LORANTHACEAE
    (Mistletoe Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BANDA FAMILY
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : LORANTHACEAE
  • Basionym : Loranthus cordifolius Wall.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Unresolved name
  • Vernacular name : Madango (Oria)
  • Habit : Shrub (Parasitic)
  • Habitat : Open deciduous and semi-Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Large woody shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : September-February
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy & Arun Singh R; Raja K. Swamy & Noel Sebastian
  • Collection Date : 28/11/2014; 23-11-2018
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0261; HJCB-0260; HJCB-1732
  • Collection Locality : Tirumala Hills Ghat section, Chittoor district (AP); Pualikkadu, Theni district, Tamil Nadu
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Kurnool district, Prakasam district, Chittoor district, Vishakapatnam district, Krishna district
    • Kerala : Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Odisha : Ganjam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Theni district
  • World Distribution : South Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Herbarium specimen from Pualikkadu, Theni district, Tamil Nadu
  • 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=Scurrula cordifolia. Downloaded on 6 June 2020.

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