Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f.) Ettingsh.

First published in Denkschr. Kaiserl. Akad. Wiss., Wien. Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. 32: 52 (1872)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Indian Subcontinent, E. Queensland. It is a hemiparasitic epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Queensland, Sri Lanka, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1988). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 6: 1-424. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • George, A.S. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Australia 22: 1-239. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Hancock, I.R. & Henderson, C.P. (1988). Flora of the Solomon Islands. Research Bulletin Dodo Creek Research Station 7: 1-203.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh lục các loài thực vật Việt Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà Nội : Nhà xuất bản Nông nghiệp.
  • Maliya, S.D. & Datt, B. (2010). A contribution to the flora of Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary, Baharaich district, Uttar Pradesh. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 34: 42-68.
  • Rajbhandari, K.R., Rai, S.K. & Chhetri, R. (2021). A Handbook of the Flowering Plants of Nepal 3: 1-331. Department of Plant Resources, Thapathali, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1988). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 6: 1-424. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • George, A.S. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Australia 22: 1-239. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 24, 1938 Kerr, A.F.G. [949], Thailand K000848372 Unknown type material Yes
Apr 24, 1938 Kerr, A.F.G. [949], Thailand K000848373 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1930 Robinson, H.C. [s.n.], Sumatera K000848242 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 6873] Loranthus clavigerus K001126018 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6863] Loranthus sarcophyllus K001126005 Yes
McLelland [48], Myanmar Dendrophthoe elegans K000848384 Yes
Wallich [530], Myanmar Dendrophthoe elegans K000848385 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 519] Loranthus falcatus K001111201 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 519] Loranthus falcatus K001111200 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 519] Loranthus falcatus K001111199 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 499], India Loranthus bicolor K001111152 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 499] Loranthus bicolor K001111150 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 499], India Loranthus bicolor K001111155 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 499] Loranthus bicolor K001111154 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 499] Loranthus bicolor K001111156 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 499], Myanmar Loranthus bicolor K001111151 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 499] Loranthus bicolor K001111153 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 6872] Loranthus wightianus K001126017 Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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