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  Helixanthera lepidophylla
 
  Family: LORANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Helixanthera lepidophylla (Walp.) Danser, Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. ser. 3, 10:317. 1929; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 357. 1998. Loranthus lepidophyllus Walp., Ann. 2:730. 1852. Loranthus wightii Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 207. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1251(875). 1925.
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  Description: Branches densely puberulus, rugose. Leaves to 4 x 2.5 cm, obovate to orbicular, puberulus; petiole 5-7 mm long. Spike to 3 cm long, puberulus. Flowers many; bud 10 mm long; calyx rim hairy; corolla 7 mm long, puberulus, pinkish brown.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: June-August
  District(s): Idukki
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: Yes
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Brown
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
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  Localities: Vellimala
   
 
   
 
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