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.
Camera: CANON EOS1500D +rr
Thank you very much for providing link, all images in this category are very sensitive. My plant is very close to Helixanthera obtusatus,
Yes, appears so as per keys in BSI Flora of India
Thanks a lot dear … for identified and confirmed ID of my plant,