Viscum ramosissimum Wall. ex Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : LORANTHACEAE
    (MISTLETOE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Santalaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in The Plant List
  • Habit : Parasite
  • Habitat : Open deciduous and moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Often on plains to 1300m. Abundant on foothills of scrub jungles.
  • Key identification features : Cylindrical stem, herbaciuous
  • Flower, Fruit : June-August
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy, Arun Singh R
  • Collection Date : 28/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0248
  • Collection Locality : Alipiri road, Tirumala Hills, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Dindigul district, Coimbatore district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sankar,R.V., R. Kottaimuthu & K. Ravikumar (2009). Additions to the flora of Sirumalai Hills, Eastern Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 1(7): 379-381; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • 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=Viscum ramosissimum. Downloaded on 21 September 2019.

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