Dendrophthoe falcata var. pubescens (Hook.f.) V.Chandras., Fl. Tamil Nadu 2: 215 1987. ;
Branches stout, smooth. Leaves 6-15 x 2-4 cm, elliptic-oblong, obtusely acute, base truncate to sub-cordate, glabrous; nerves 3-5 pairs, sub-prominent; petiole 2-3 mm long, flattened. Racemes 2-3 cm long, pubescent; pedicel 3 mm long. Flowers many; corolla pink, 3 cm long, pubescent outside, lobes 7 mm long, curved; tube inflated above the middle, white below, pink middle and green above.
Flowering and fruiting: January-March
Evergreen and moist deciduous forests, also in the plains
Loranthaceae for ID :: Kanha, MP Tour :: ARKJAN05 : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (8)
This Loranthaceae member was seen on numerous mango trees near the Kanha National Park, Madhya Pradesh in December 2016.
Requested to please ID.
Its Dendrophthoe spe..
Pl. check comparative images at Dendrophthoe
no doubt its Dendrophthoe sp.
Dendrophthoe curvata is not distributed in India as per catalogue of life
Date & Time 24/02/11
Location: Place, Altitude, GPS Chethalayam, Wayanad.
Habitat: Garden, Urban, Wild Type: Wild
Plant Habit: Tree, Shrub, Climber, Herb Parasite
Most probably Dendrophthoe falcata var pubescens. Very poor picture!!!!!!
Here is a better picture.
Thank you for the high resolution picture.
I too think this could be Dendrophthoe falcata (Loranthaceae family), a widely distributed mistletoe.
VB KINHI 6 ID please . Loranthus? : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Please find attached for ID. Loranthus ?
Place:- Kinhi, Parner, A.nagar (MS) India
Date :- 5 June 2018
Habitat :- Wild
found on :- Annona reticulata
Sir i think it is not loranthus; correct name is Dendropthoe falcata please check.
Thank you, it is larval host plant of Delias euchaiis common jezebel butterfly. thank you for Confirmation
May be Dendrophthoe falcata var. pubescens (Hook.f.) V.Chandras. as per keys at Keys of Dendrophthoe falcata subspecies as per BSI flora of India