Helixanthera obtusatus (Wall.) Danser, Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg 10: 317 1929. (Syn: Loranthus obtusatus Wall.);
India: Mostly in subtropical and temperate evergreen forests of Western Ghats, at 1000 – 2300 m altitude, found on a variety of hosts. Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu as per BSI Flora of India;
¿ hee-lick-ZAN-ther-uh ? — Greek: helix (winding around), anthera (anther)
ob-tew-SAY-tus — obtuse (blunt, dull) … Dave’s Botanary
commonly known as: blunt-leaved helixanthera, bluntleaf mistletoe • Malayalam: ഇത്തിൾക്കണ്ണി ittikkanni • Marathi: लाल बांडगुळ lal bandgul • Tamil: புல்லுருவி pulluruvi
¿ Endemic to ?: Western Ghats (of India)
Eravikulam National Park :: Helixanthera obtusatus :: DV06JUL : 4 posts by 4 authors. 5 images.
Nice find and superb presentation..
Names of Plants in India :: Helixanthera obtusatus (Wall.) Danser : 2 posts by 2 authors.
TSPOCT2015-21:Images of Helixanthera obtusatus shared : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4)
It is my pleasure to share a few images of Helixanthera obtusatus (Loranthaceae)
Habitat: Shola forest
Sighting: Mullaianagiri, Chikmagalur, Karnataka about 1700 ms
Date: 05-06-2015 and 24-06-2015
ss 05APR-2017:For ID : 7 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (1)
Please find attached the image of a plant with flowers. Please help to ID the plant.
Most probably a parasitic plant …may be some species of Helixanthera.
Helixanthera species so far in efi with images.
Is it Heliaxanthera wallichiana?
ID Request- Munnar-PKA46 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4) – around 400 kb each.
This Shrub/Small tree was seen at Eravikulam National Park. These are the only photos available. Kindly have a look..
Loranthaceae member. Flower images needed for identification at species level.
I think Helixanthera obtusatus (Wall.) Danser is one possibility as per images and details herein.
Yes … It does look like Helixanthera obtusatus.