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 asblunt-leaved helixantherabluntleaf mistletoe • Malayalamഇത്തിൾക്കണ്ണി ittikkanni • Marathiलाल बांडगुळ lal bandgul • Tamilபுல்லுருவி pulluruvi

¿ Endemic to ?: Western Ghats (of India)

 

 

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Eravikulam National Park

Date: June 4, 2014 … Base elevation: 2000m asl

Helixanthera obtusata (Schult.) Danser (family: Loranthaceae)
… correct name must be Helixanthera obtusatus; will revise my notes at flickr sometime soon


Nice find and superb presentation..


 

 

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via Species‎ > ‎H‎ > Helixanthera obtusatus (Wall.) Danser … family: Loranthaceae
Flowers of India Discussions at efloraofindia more views in flickr more views on Google Earth
¿ hee-lick-ZAN-ther-uh ? — Greek: helix (winding around), anthera (anther) … Dave’s Botanary
ob-tew-SAY-tus — obtuse (blunt, dull) … Dave’s Botanary 
commonly known asblunt-leaved helixantherabluntleaf mistletoe • Malayalamഇത്തിൾക്കണ്ണി ittikkanni • Marathiलाल बांडगुळ lal bandgul • Tamilபுல்லுருவி pulluruvi 
botanical namesHelixanthera obtusatus (Wall.) Danser … synonymsLoranthus obtusatus Wall. … The Plant List (2013). Version 1.1.
also found written as Helixanthera obtusata (Schultes) Danser … India Biodiversity Portal 


Very beautiful post, thanks …


 

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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)
Habit: Epiphytic 
Habitat: Shola forest 
Sighting: Mullaianagiri, Chikmagalur, Karnataka about 1700 ms 
Date: 05-06-2015  and 24-06-2015 

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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. 
Date : 27. 03. 2017
Location: Munnar, Kerala

Family : ?
Genus & species : ?
Habitat: Grows wild in Munnar forest. Not abundant
Habit : ?
Flower : Red


Most probably a parasitic plant …may be some species of Helixanthera.


Helixanthera species so far in efi with images.


Is it Heliaxanthera wallichiana?


Helixanthera obtusata


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