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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The more polar phenolic compounds are more easily dissolved in more polar solvents.

It also informs plants are with “sympodial” stems, except in Viscum which are “dichasial”. The dry powder stems of D. Overview Overview Diagnostic Diagnostic Keys. May be referred to as or include habit, defined as the characteristic mode of growth or occurrence associated to its environment, particularly for plants.

I have never seen flowering on this parasite in Panipat. In vitro antioxidant activities of methanol extract of Dendrophthoe falcata Linn. The results of this study showed that between the crude extract and the fractions, the ethyl acetate fraction showed the highest total phenolic content Dendrophthoe falcata is susceptible to diseases such as leaf blight caused by Colletotrichum stage of Glomerella cingulata Mohamed Ali and Florence, Dendrophthoe pelagica and D.

Transactions of the British Mycological Society, But I know that people in Kerala and Tamil Nadu are using some species of the mistletoes as medicinal plant. General description of the sites where the species is found ecosystem, forest, environment or microhabitat. Two of its varieties are widespread in India namely, var. Yes it is a stem parasitic plant.


The total phenolic and flavonoids content of the extract and each fraction were collected in Table 2. The total flavonoid content is expressed as mg Rutin Equivalents RE per g of plant extract. Further, ‘the plant list says that there is no variety listed as accepted name for D. Bara Manda, Bandha, Pharulla. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3.

Table 2 shows that the total phenolic and flavonoid content in the ethyl acetate fraction stem of D. Dendrophthoe falcata Dendrophthoe falcata in HyderabadIndia. Glabrous except for the young shoots, inflorescences and flowers especially the calyces sparsely to densely white- or brown-tomentose. Fruiting throughout the year.

Larval host plants – Dendrophthoe falcata – Butterflies of India

I am very glad to share with you a good news that the canopy research work that I have done in Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu has been published as a chapter entitled ” Mistletoes in the Wet Forest Canopies: This mistletoe does not have an indigenous rooting system and is dependent on the host for water and minerals.

The seeds in the bird fecal matter get attached to the branches with the help of non digestive gummy mucilage around the seed.

Biodiversity Atlas – India is a species-based bioinformatics platform that is voluntarily supported by numerous organisations such as the National Centre for Biological Sciences falvata, Indian Foundation for ButterfliesDiversity Indiaand Titli Trust. Send a request for permission.

Fruits are looking nice Fruits have developed dendrophhoe bright colour, probably for dissemination of seeds by birds.

It is not a highly technical research publication. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society, Later it has been merged with D.

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Is it because of this parasite? Share on facebook Share by email. A note on the biological control of Scurrula cordifolia Wall. The genus Dendrophthoe comprises about 31 fapcata spread across tropical AfricaAsiaand Australia Flora of China, among which 7 species are found in India.


Total flavonoid content was calculated using standard curves with rutin as references. In floral and leaf characters it intergrades with D. Near Nagpur I have observed red falcaat flowers but in and around Pune the colour is greenish white in all specimens observed by me. Red Honeysuckle – a branch parasite near Thosergarh waterfalls near Kas.

Forwarding three video links showing that how our Traditional Healers collect it from Mahua. Larval host plant for the following species: We present a systematic, updated checklist of larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Known or potential benefits of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Fakcata migration and reproduction are usually treated separately.

Flora of China Vol. This is Dendrophthoe falcata of Loranthaceae family. Document specific search options Title. D falcata on Bottle brush Tree from Panipat roadside area. Diuretic and antilithiatic activity of Dendrophthoe falcata. We wanted to check whether they do any harm to the host tree since they are host specific in that habitat and co-exist or not.

Antioxidant, antinociceptive activity and general toxicity study of Dendrophthoe falcata and isolation of quercitrin as the major component. Negative to your question.