Many Singaporeans are familiar with the tradition of using mistletoes as Christmas decorations in temperate countries, and that a man and a woman who meet under the mistletoe decoration are obliged to kiss. Most of these people, however, do not know that mistletoes can also be found in tropical countries, and they are actually very common in Singapore. Mistletoes are obligate hemiparasitic shrubs from the order Santalales that grow attached to the stems and branches of trees or shrubs. A What are Parasitic Plants?
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Dendrophthoe is a genus of hemiparasitic shrubs found in Asia and Australia known as mistletoes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Dendrophthoe carinata Danser Dendrophthoe clementis Merr. Danser Dendrophthoe constricta Korth. Danser Dendrophthoe copelandii Merr. Danser Dendrophthoe costulata Miq. Dendrophthoe curvata Blume Miq. Dendrophthoe falcata L. Dendrophthoe flosculosa Danser Dendrophthoe fulva Korth. Dendrophthoe fuscata Korth. Dendrophthoe gangliiformis Barlow Dendrophthoe gjellerupii Lauterb.
Presl ex C. Dendrophthoe hallieri Merr. Dendrophthoe kerrii Craib Barlow Dendrophthoe lanosa Korth. Danser Dendrophthoe ligulatus Thwaites Tiegh.
Dendrophthoe locellata Danser Dendrophthoe loheri Merr. Presl ex Schult. Don Dendrophthoe malifolia C. Dendrophthoe mearnsii Merr. Dendrophthoe odontocalyx F.
Dendrophthoe pentandra (L.) Miq.
This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Dendrophthoe family Loranthaceae. The record derives from WCSP in review data supplied on which reports it as an accepted name with original publication details: Fl. See "Status" , "Confidence level" , "Source" for definitions. The following databases may contain further information on this name. Please click on any button to follow a link to that database. To return to The Plant List : please use your browser's back button to return to this page.