Loranthaceae Juss.

First published in Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 12: 292. 1808 (as "Lorantheae") (1808)nom. cons.
This family is accepted

Accepted Genera

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12385

The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook

  • Barlow, B. (1997). Loranthaceae. Flora Malesiana, Ser. I, 13: 209–401. National Herbarium of the Netherlands, Leiden.
  • Kujit, J. & Hansen, B. (2015). Loranthaceae. In: K. Kubitzki (ed.), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 12. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
  • Nickrent, D. L. (1997 onwards). Loranthaceae. https://parasiticplants.siu.edu/Loranthaceae/index.html
  • Polhill, R. M. & Wiens, D. (1998). Mistletoes of Africa. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Polhill, R. M. & Wiens, D. (1999). Loranthaceae. In: H. J. Beentje (ed.), Flora of Tropical East Africa. A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam.
  • Predominantly tropical, particularly seasonally dry habits in Africa and Australia; 77 genera and c. 950 species. The largest genera are Psittacanthus (Neotropics) and Amyema (Paleotropics and Australia). Flowers are often showy and adapted to bird-pollination.
  • Vidal-Russell, R. & Nickrent, D. L. (2008). Evolutionary relationships in the showy mistletoe family (Loranthaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 95: 1015–1029.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 30, 2022 Soiza, J.; Rasaminirina, F.; Randriansolo, V.; Rabehevitra, D.; Randriamasy, J.; Monique; D [JCS004] Madagascar K001600367 No
Dec 1, 2008 Cheek, M. [13599] Cameroon K000580235 No
May 31, 2006 Middleton, D.J., et al. [1446] Thailand K000224032 No
May 31, 2006 Middleton, D.J., et al. [1332] Thailand K000224033 No
Ganev, W. [2208] Brazil K000018265 No
Carvalho, A.M.; Plowman, T. [1501] Brazil K000016865 No
Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [692] Brazil K000016849 No
Brito, H.S.; da Vinha, S.G. [87] Brazil K000016864 No
Mattos Silva, L.A.; dos Santos, T.S.; Boom, B. [1421] Brazil K000016863 No
Carvalho, A.M.; Mori, S.A.; Boom, B.M. [720] Brazil K000016845 No
Hage, J.L.; dos Santos, E.B. [860] Brazil K000016873 No
Mattos Silva, L.A.; Hage, J.L.; dos Santos, E. [1346] Brazil K000016868 No
Ganev, W. [2554] Brazil K000018264 No
Mattos Silva, L.A.; Hage, J.L.; dos Santos, E.B. [1344] Brazil K000016847 No
Mattos Silva, L.A.; Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [1168] Brazil K000016878 No
Hage, J.L.; dos Santos, E.B. [1263] Brazil K000016879 No
Melo, E.; Franca, F.; Ribeiro, R.; Jesus, I. [1348] Brazil K000018158 No
Carvalho, A.M.; Soderstron, T.R.; Martinelli, G.; Santos, T.S. [2009] Brazil K000016843 No
Johns, R.J. [9914] K:SPC-71229.000 No
Hage, J.L.; Brito, L.A.; Ribeiro, A.J. [261] Brazil K000016839 No
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; Malavasi, A.; Viscarra, J. [1546] Bolivia K000295285 No
Souza, V.C.; Sano, P.T.; Roque, N.; Harley, R.; Sakuragui, C.M. [5440] Brazil K000018068 No
Hage, J.L.; dos Santos, E.B. [784] Brazil K000016877 No
Jordan [2059] Sierra Leone K:SPC-34813.000 No
Mucaleque, P.; Osborne, J.; Banze, A. Datizua, C.; Mamba, A.; Rachide,T.; Ndala, B. (guide) [PM46] Mozambique K001346892 No
Redden, K.M. ; Wurdack, K.J. ; Alexander, S.N. ; Perry, C. ; Jacobis, C. ; Hunter, D. ; Roland, V. ; Hunter, H. [7041] Guyana K001553005 Yes
Redden, K.M. ; Wurdack, K.J. ; Alexander, S.N. ; Perry, C. ; Jacobis, C. ; Hunter, D. ; Roland, V. ; Hunter, H. [7041] Guyana K001553029 Yes
Ganev, W. [2463] Brazil K000018226 No
Queiroz, L.P.; Nascimento, N.S. [3706] Brazil K000018093 No
Franca, F.; Melo, E.; Correia, C.; Ribeiro, R.; Rios, L. [1393] Brazil K000018159 No
Ganev, W. [2410] Brazil K000018166 No
Troupin, G. [3843] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K:SPC-35267.000 No
Carvalho, A.M.; Mattos Silva, L.A.; Leuenberger, B. [1866] Brazil K000016859 No
Hage, J.L. [567] Brazil K000016871 No
Franca, F.; Melo, E.; Correia, C.; Oliveira, P.P. [2126] Brazil K000018076 No
Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [691] Brazil K000016856 No
Ganev, W. [2568] Brazil K000018247 No
Carvalho, A.M.; Plowman, T. [1504] Brazil K000016860 No
Nogueira Silva, P.E.; Dias, B.J.; de Oliveira, N.R.; bensusan, N.r.; Cardoso, E. [79] Brazil K000018066 No
Brito, H.S.; da Vinha, S.G. [127] Brazil K000016883 No
Carvalho, A.M.; Mattos Silva, L.A.; dos Santos, T.S. [184] Brazil K000016861 No
Mattos Silva, L.A.; Leme et al, E.M.C. [1612] Brazil K000016857 No
Lewis, G.P.; de Carvalho, A.M. [786] Brazil K:SPC-44957.000 No
Ganev, W. [2638] Brazil K000018233 No
Hage, J.L. [960] Brazil K000016846 No
Mattos Silva, L.A.; Hage, J.L.; dos Santos, E.B. [1345] Brazil K000016884 No
Santos, T.S. [3096] Brazil K000016854 No
Hage, J.L.; Santos, T.S.; da Vinha, S. [1047] Brazil K000016875 No
Hage, J.L.; de Carvalho, A.M.; Mattos Silva, L.A. [421] Brazil K000016880 No
Ganev, W. [1993] Brazil K000018169 No
Mattos Silva, L.A.; Brito, H.S.; do Espirito Santo, L.B. [929] Brazil K000016858 No
Mattos Silva, L.A.; Sobral, M. [2163] Brazil K000016874 No
Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [1320] Brazil K000016837 No
Hage, J.L. [2170] Brazil K000016842 No
Ganev, W. [3031] Brazil K000018221 No
Franca, F.; Melo, E.; Correia, C.; Oliveira, P.P. [2171] Brazil K000018075 No
Agra, M.F. [1318] Brazil K000016590 No
Carvalho, A.M.; Chautems, A. [1671] Brazil K000016882 No
Mattos Silva, L.A.; dos Santos, T.S.; Lewis, G.P. [1496] Brazil K000016867 No
Taylor, N.P.; Eggli, U.; Zappi, D.C. [1564] Brazil K000018064 No
Carvalho, A.M.; Gatti, J. [785] Brazil K000016881 No
Franca, F.; Amorim, D.; Sa, W.; Odonio, M. [883] Brazil K000018094 No
Lewis, G.P.; Pearson, H.P.N. [1086] Brazil K:SPC-44956.000 No
Carvalho, A.M.; Gatti, J. [472] Brazil K000016869 No
Andrews, S. [856] Malaysia K:SPC-72093.000 No
Santos, T.S. [3668] Brazil K000016862 No
Agra, M.F.; Gois, G. [1236] Brazil K000018063 No
Hage, J.L.; Mattos Silva, L.A.; Ribeiro, A.J. [279] Brazil K000016838 No
Carvalho, A.M.; Gatti, J. [460] Brazil K000016876 No
Mattos Silva, L.A.; Sobral, M. [2157] Brazil K000016872 No
Andrade, K.; Laurenio, A.; Cisneiros, R.; Rodal, M.J.N.; Figuereido, L. [26] Brazil K000018109 No
Taylor, N.P.; Zappi, D.C.; Eggli, U. [1371] Brazil K000018065 No
Noblick, L.R. [2967] Brazil K000016850 No

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