Common name: Honey Suckle Mistletoe, Neem mistletoe • Hindi: बंदा Banda, बंदा पाठा Banda Patha • Marathi: वंदा Vanda, बंदगुल Bandgul • Tamil. M Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f.) Ettingsh. is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Dendrophthoe (family Loranthaceae). Distribution. “Found in foothill scrub jungles and deciduous forests from plains to m. Common. India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Indo-China and Australia.”.

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Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. I read about var. Larval host plants — Dendrophthoe-falcata. This mistletoe does not dwndrophthoe an indigenous rooting system and is dependent on the host for water and minerals.

General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat.

Sending a photograph recorded today. Mistletoe – a keystone resource in forests and woodlands worldwide. The dry powder stems of D. The total ethanol extract still contains a mixture of both non-polar and relatively polar compounds. However, flowers seem falcafa coloured. By using this site, you agree to the Terms fwlcata Use and Privacy Policy. One of this species is L. Wien 32 Dendrophthoe falcata is a hemiparasitic plant that has been used in traditional medicine.


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The current map showing distribution of species is only indicative. The qualitative phytochemical screening was performed using reagent for terpenoid dejdrophthoe, alkaloid test, phenolic test, and saponin test. Honey Suckle Mistletoe. S Pundir verified it to be of strictly denxrophthoe nature and also notified that it shares fundamental similarity to that of Ficus glomerataF. Here in Pantnagar Uttarakhand flowers are bright red and yellow and bloom in winters, thus attract large numbers of pollinator birds.

Share on facebook Share by email. Crude ethanol extract of D. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance.

Glabrous except for the young shoots, inflorescences and flowers especially the calyces sparsely to densely white- or brown-tomentose.

We present a systematic, updated checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western The Wealth of India. Understanding wild biodiversity of agroecosystems and other human dominated landscapes are crucial The measurement was done in three repetitions. This time it is growing on a mango tree, usually they are more common on mango trees than any dendrophthpe tree.

Dendrophthoe falcata – Honey Suckle Mistletoe

It is the most common of all the mistletoes that occur in India. In general, haustorial connections among 72 of the 75 ariel parasitic genera may belong to either of the four types viz. D falcata on Bottle brush Tree from Panipat roadside area. A study conducted by Chandrakasan 2 comparing the ethanol extract stems of Loranthus longiflorus plants that are parasitic to the plant stems of Casuarina equisetifolia and Ficus religiosa by GC-MS showed different compounds and biological activity.


Nutrient dynamics have shown that a higher titre of N, P, K, Mg and Na in the leaves of mistletoe than the leaves vendrophthoe uninfected and infected hosts which may be due to differential translocation of elements within the host phloem Surya Prakash et al.

Two of its varieties are widespread in India namely, var. User specific search options User.

A college text book, “Plant Groups”, informs falcta of the family Loranthaceae are hemi-parasites. Dendrophthoe falcata is a Partial Parasite.

Dendrophthoe falcata in HyderabadIndia.

The total flavonoid contents of crude ethanol extract and this fractions determined by spectrophotometry method were reported as rutine equivalents RE.