Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f.) Etting.

 
  • Family : LORANTHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Loranthaceae
  • Species : Dendrophthoe falcata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f.) Ettingsh.
  • Common name : Long-leaved Mistletoe
  • Vernacular name : Vrushadani (San.); Bandanki, Marabaksha, Bende (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9077, KFP 11015, CJS 12785
  • Key identification features : A perennial woody parasite with leaves of variable shape and texture. Flowers are long (2.5-5 cm), tubular, showy, with variable colours and arranged closely on a short inflorescence stalk. Fruit is a berry with viscid pulp.
  • Habit : Parasite
  • Comments : A common parasitic herb on a range of host trees.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bagalkot, Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chamrajnagar, Chikamagalur, Chikkaballapur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri, Kodagu, Kolar, Koppal, Mandya, Mysore, Raichur, Ramanagara, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Yadgir
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1996; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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