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  Taxillus heyneanus
 
  Family: LORANTHACEAE
  Citation:  Taxillus heyneanus (Schult.) Danser, Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenz. ser. 3, 10: 355. 1929. Loranthus heyneanus Schult. in Roem. & Schult., Syst. Veg. 7: 106. 1829. Loranthus bracteatus Heyne ex Wall. in Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 220. 1824, non Rich. 1792; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 213. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1252(876). 1925. Taxillus bracteatus (Heyne ex Wall.) Tieghem, Bull. Soc. Bot. France 42: 256. 1895; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 274. 1999.
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  Description: Herbs, branchlets tawny pubescent. Leaves alternate, to 2-4 x 1.5-3 cm, obovate, orbicular, apex obtuse, base cuneate, pubescent; petiole 1 cm. Cymes axillary; peduncles to 0.5 cm; bracts 1 x 0.5 cm, oblanceolate; pubescent; pedicels 2 mm; calyx 2 mm, very white pilose, margins obscurely toothed; corolla split on one side to half, dilated at middle, tube to 2 cm, tomentose, lobes 5, 6 mm, oblong; filaments 3 mm; ovary 2 mm, oblong, style 2.5 cm, stigma globose.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-June
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Dry deciduous forests
  Distribution: Peninsular India
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: Yes
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Green
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Peninsular India
  IUCN status:
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  Localities: Kombakkayam
   
 
   
 
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