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  Dendrophthoe falcata var. falcata
 
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  Family: LORANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Dendrophthoe falcata (L. f.) Etting., Denkschr. Kaisel. Akad. Wiss. Math.-Naturwiss. Klasse 32: 52,53,58. t.13. 1871, var. falcata; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 252. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 349. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 326. 1985; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 239. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 399. 1988; Antony, Syst. Stud. Fl. Kottayam Dist. 348. 1989; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 694. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 409. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 399. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 318. 1995; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 385. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 274. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 591. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 355. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 272. 1999; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 273. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 579. 2002; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 612. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 707. 2009. Loranthus falcatus L. f., Suppl. Pl. 211. 1781. Loranthus longiflorus Desr. in Lam., Encycl. 3: 598. 1792; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 214. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1253(877). 1925. Loranthus longiflorus Desr. var. falcata (L. f.) Kurz, For. Fl. Burma 2: 321. 1877; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 215. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1253(877). 1925. Loranthus longiflorus Desr. var. amplexifolia (DC.) Thw., Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 134. 1859; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 215. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1253(877). 1925.
  Malayalam Name(s): Chempoo, Chuvanna itthikkanni, Ithikkanni, Itthikkanni, Ithil, Kannirattinmelpulluni, Pullunni
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Mistletoe
  Description: Parasitic, stem woody, terete, lenticellate. Leaves simple, subopposite, 5-10 x 3-4.5 cm, ovate-oblong to lanceolate, apex acute or obtuse, base turncate, obtuse or cordate, thickly coriaceous; petiole 2-3 mm long or absent. Inflorescene axilliary and lateral, curved racemes, 3-5 cm long, many-flowered; pedicels c. 3 mm long. Calyx 2-3 mm long, turncate. Corolla tube pink, 2.5-3.5 cm long, curved, slender at base, widening to top; lobes green, 0.7-1 cm long, c. 2 mm wide, linear, recurved. Filaments bright red, c. 4 mm long; anthers yellow, linear-oblong. Ovary 2-3 mm long. Berry 1-1.5 x 0.3-0.4 cm, oblong, crimson.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-May
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal: Yes
  Habitat: Moist and dry deciduous forests, also in the plains
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia to Australia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: Yes
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green, Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 300-700
  Localities: Peechi, Choodal, Churullipetty, Vellimala, Vengoli, Nellikuth, Panthenthode border, Ezhimala, Begur, Cheruvathur, Taliparamba, Attappady R.F., Mukkali forests, Bhavani river bank, Mangalam Dam area, Vandanam, Thakazhy, Karimpuzha, Nedumkayam, Kulathupuzh
   
 
   
 
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