Viscum capitellatum Sm., Cycl. 37: no. 18 1818. (syn: Viscum mangiferae Wight);

India (Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu), Sri Lanka, Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;



Fwd: Viscum capitellatum : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (4)

Images of Viscum capitellatum, a hyper-parasite growing on Dendrophthoe, another parasite.
Stemless; branches succulent, radiating, 15-20 cm long; leaves opposite, 2-4 cm, obovate.
Flowers unisexual, fascicled; male corolla 3 lobed, stamens adnate to corolla; female corolla 2 lobed, adnate to ovary. Berry oblong, 5-8 mm, with sticky pulp.