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  Viscum angulatum
 
  Family: VISCACEAE
  Citation:  Viscum angulatum Heyne ex DC., Prodr. 4: 283. 1830; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 5: 225. 1886; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 1259(881). 1925; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 241. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 402. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 413. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 33. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 388. 1996; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 597. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 359. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 276. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 585. 2002; Sanjai & Balakr., Rheedea 16: 88. 2006; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 712. 2009.
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  Description: Parasitic leaf less shrubs, branches 4-angled, drooping, slightly broadened near the apex of the internode, smooth. Flowers solitary or 3-together, axillary, all female, all male or middle one female and laterals male. Perianth lobes in male flowers 4, triangular, connate below. Stamens 4, epiphyllous, anthers sessile. Ovary obovoid, style short or absent. Berry 5 x 5 mm, globose, yellowish.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-April
  District(s): Palakkad, Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode
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  Habitat: Semi-evergreen forests
  Distribution: Indo-Malesia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: Yes
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Yellow
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
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  Altitude: 500-700
  Localities: Peechi, Thannikkudy, Pandaravarai, Ontangadi, Damsite, Chandanathode, Tirunalli, Ampumala, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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