Family – Loranthaceae

Family – Loranthaceae. 7 genera in Sri Lanka

  1. LORANTHACEAE

S.pilila T:kuruvichchai

115.01. BARATHRANTHUS (Korth.) Miq.

B.mabaeoides (Trimen) Danser

B.nodiflorus (Thw.) Tieghem

115.02. DENDROPHTHOE Mart.

D.falcata (L. f.) Ethingsh. [Loranthus longijlorus Desr.] [Loranthus longijlorus var. amplexifolius (DC.) Thw.]

D.ligulata (Thw.) Tieghem [Loranthus ligulatus Thw.]

D.lonchiphyllus (Thw.) Danser. [Loranthus lonchiphyllus Thw.]

D.neelgherrcnsis (Wight & Am.) Tieghem [Loranthus neelgherrensis Wight & Am.]

D.suborbicularis (Thw.) Danser [Loranthus suborbicularis Thw.J

115.03. HEL1XANTHERA Lour.

H.ensifolia (Thw.) Danser [Loranthus ensifolius Thw.]

H.hookeriana (Wight & Am.) Danser [Loranthus hookerianus Wight & Am.]

115.04. MACROSOLEN (Blume) Reichb.

M.albicaulis Wiens

M.barlowii Wiens

M.capitellatus (Wight & Arn.) Danser [Loranthus capitellatus Wight Arn.]

M.parasiticus (L.) Danser [Loranthus loniceroides L.]

115.05. SCURRULA L.

S.cordifolia (Wall.) G. Don [Loranthus cordifolius Wall.]

S.parasitica L. [Loranthus scurrula (L.) L.]

115.06. TAXILLUS Tieghem

T.courtallensis (Gamble) Danser

T.cuneatus (Roth) Danser [Loranthus cttneatus Roth]

T.incanus (Trimen) Wiens [Loranthus tomentosus var. incanus Trimen]

T.sclerophyllus (Thw.) Danser [Loranthus sclerophyllus Thw.]

T.tomentosus (Roth) Tieghem [Loranthus tomentosus Roth ex Heyne]

115.07. TOLYPANTHUS (Blume) Reichb.

T.gardneri (Thw.) Tieghem [Loranthus gardneri Thw.]

 

Reference – A CHECK LIST OF THE FLOWERING PLANTS; Lilani Kumudini Senaratna, B.Sc. (Colombo) M.Phil. (OUSL), Department of Botany, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda.  Published by National Science Foundation 47/5, Maitland, Place Colombo 7 SRI LANKA

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