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  Scurrula cordifolia
 
  Family: LORANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Scurrula cordifolia (Wall.) G. Don, Gen. Hist. 3: 423. 1834; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 411. 1990. Loranthus cordifolius Wall. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 222. 1824; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 209. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1252(876). 1925.
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  Description: Leaves alternate, oblong/orbicular-ovate, to 5.5 x 4 cm, whitish, base cordate, apex obtuse; petiole 1.5 cm. Inflorescence a condensed raceme, 5 cm wide, fascicled at nodes of old branches, with 30-40 flowers; bracts ovate. Calyx truncate, 3 mm; teeth obscure. Corolla orange-tawny, 6 mm wide, split down on one side from above the middle; tube 1.5 cm; lobes 4, each 7 mm. Stamens 4. Style 2.3 cm. Fruit clavate, attenuate towards base.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: September-February
  District(s): Palakkad
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  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: South Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: Yes
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Orange
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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  Localities: Walayar
   
 
   
 
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