Helixanthera wallichiana Danser , Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg III, 10: 319 1929. (Unresolved) (syn: Dendrophthoe wallichiana (Schult.f.) G.Don; Loranthus wallichianus Schult. & Schult.f. (Unresolved); Phoenicanthemum wallichianum Blume (unresolved));
India: Moderate altitudes from 500 to 1500 m, found on a limited number of hosts, i. e. Cinnamomum wightii, Ficus asperrima and Memecylon malabaricum. Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu as per BSI flora of India;

ANMAR54/76 Please identify this plant : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (7)

Family: Loranthaceae
Date: 24th March 2015
Place: Mullayanagiri, Chikamagalur, Karnataka

Habit: Parastic climber
Habitat: Shola forest

Helixanthera wallichiana

ANJUL04/04 Helixanthera wallichiana (Schult.) Danser : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (8)

Family: Loranthaceae
Date: 13th May 2015
Place: Agumbe, Karnataka

Habit: Parasitic plant

Images by tspkumar



TSP-APR2016-28-328: Images of Helixanthera wallichiana (Loranthaceae) : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)

It is my pleasure to share few images of Helixanthera wallichiana   (Loranthaceae

Ref: http://florakarnataka.ces.iisc.ernet.in/hjcb2/herbsheet.php?id=2692&cat=1 

Habit: Parasitic shrub 

Habitat: Wild, Evergreen forest 

Sighting: Vanagoor, Sakaleshpur, Karnataka, about 1000 msl 

Date: 28-04-2016

Wah!!! Beautiful!!!


339 ID wild parasite Helixanthera: 13 high res. images.
Please ID wild parasite,
Location: near Vannappuram, Thodupuzha, Idukki Dist., Kerala PIN:685607
Altitude: 1500fsl
Flower date: 24.06.2022, 12.55pm
Habitat: wild, moisture, shady, rooted on another plant
Plant habit: hemiparasite, erect obliquely, branches, cylindrical hard stem 01 inch base diameter, perennial
Host plant: Helicteres isora
Height: 02.5 feet obliques
Leaves: alternate, ovate, acute, soft glossy, size upto:07×5cm
Flower: racemose, clustered, diameter:01.5mm, red, non fragrant
Fruit: berry globose, green into …, diameter:05mm, not edible

Camera: CANON EOS1500D +FL10x

Helixanthera wallichiana (Schult.fil.) Danser

Yes, it is Helixanthera wallichiana, dear Saroj ji, thank you very much for ID my plant,