Korthalsella japonica (Thunb.) Engl.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Afghanistan to Japan and W. Malesia.

[FTEA]

Viscaceae, R. M. Polhill & D. Wiens. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1999

Morphology General Habit
Plants erect, usually 5–15 cm. high, often densely branched by the occurrence of collateral branches arising from the nodes, perhaps slightly woody at the base; internodes of lateral branches 5–15(–20) mm. long, 1–3(–4) mm. wide, strongly flattened and generally dilated at the nodes.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit subpyriform, 1–2 mm. high.
Figures
Fig. 2.
Habitat
Not recorded, but probably in riverine forest on Syzygium; ± 2400 m.
Distribution
S. Zaire, Ethiopia and eastwards in mainland Asia to Japan and south to Australia and possibly Pacific Is. K3

Native to:

Afghanistan, Assam, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Jawa, Korea, Malaya, Myanmar, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Korthalsella japonica (Thunb.) Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 2009 Mohtar et al. [56180], Sarawak K000611184 Yes
Jul 1, 2008 John [144717], Sabah K000224994 Yes
Nov 24, 2004 Co, L. [3758], Philippines K000222856 Yes
Nov 24, 2004 Mandia, E. [458], Philippines K000222855 Yes
Wilson, E.H. [4484], China K000912694 Yes
Pichi-Sermolli [2488], Ethiopia K000396962 Yes
Wight, R. [50], India K000912692 Yes
de Wilde, W.J.J.O. [7256], Ethiopia K000396963 Yes
Wilson, E.H. [9702], Taiwan K000912693 Yes

First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 138 (1897)

Accepted by

  • Callmander, M.W., Phillipson, P.B., Gereau, R.E., Aymonin, G. & Sultan, A. (2010). The genus Korthalsella (Santalaceae) in Madagascar Candollea 65: 368-371.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1988). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 6: 1-424. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Kalkman, C. & al. (eds.) (1997). Flora Malesiana 13: 1-454. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2015). Flora of Peninsular Malaysia. Series II: Seed Plants, volume 5 Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-319.
  • Kobayashi, S. & Ono, M. (1987). A Revised List of Vascular Plants Indigenous and Introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands Ogasawara Research 13: 1-55.
  • 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.
  • Molvray, M. (1997). A synopsis of Korthalsella (Viscaceae) Novon 7: 268-273.
  • Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (1998). Mistletoes of Africa: 1-370. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Polhill, R.M. (1999). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Viscaceae: 1-24.
  • Santisuk, T. & Larsen, K. (eds.) (2002). Flora of Thailand 7(4): 655-920. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Sinha, G.P. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora of Mizoram 2: 1-649. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2015). Flora of Peninsular Malaysia. Series II: Seed Plants, volume 5 Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-319.
  • Kobayashi, S. & Ono, M. (1987). A Revised List of Vascular Plants Indigenous and Introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands Ogasawara Research 13: 1-55.
  • 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.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Molvray, M. (1997). A synopsis of Korthalsella (Viscaceae) Novon 7: 268-273.
  • Rechinger, K.H. (1976). Flora Iranica 116: 1-6. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Santisuk, T. & Larsen, K. (eds.) (2002). Flora of Thailand 7(4): 655-920. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Barlow in Brunonia 6: 48 (1983).
  • Barlow in Fl. Males., ser. 1, 13: 421, fig. 4 (1997).
  • Engl. in A. Engler & K. Prantl, Die Natürlischen Pflanzenfamilien, Nachtr. 1: 138 (1897).
  • M.G. Gilbert in Fl. Ethiopia 3: 377, fig. 115.4 (1990).
  • Polh. & Wiens in Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 158 (1994).
  • Polh. & Wiens, Mistletoes Afr.: 278, fig. 30 (1998).

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