Archive for Family: Loranthaceae

Scurrula ferruginea

Scurrula ferruginea (Roxb. ex Jack) Danser

Recent Synonyms:

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Hemi-parasitic epiphyte.

IMG_6969
Kent Ridge; 2011.

DPP_00005
East Cast Park; 2011.

DPP_00006
East Cast Park; 2011.

IMG_6967
Kent Ridge; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Rusty-leaf Mistletoe.

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Taxillus chinensis

Taxillus chinensis (DC.) Danser

Recent Synonyms:

Status: Native; Critically endangered.

Growth Form or Habit: Hemi-parasitic epiphyte.

DPP_00010
East Cast Park; 2011.

DPP_00014
East Cast Park; 2011.

DPP_00009
East Cast Park; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Mistletoe.

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Macrosolen cochinchinensis

Macrosolen cochinchinensis (Lour.) Tiegh.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.


Queenstown; Urban; 2010.


Queenstown; Urban; 2010.


Queenstown; Urban; 2010. Red flowers seen belong to the host, a starfruit tree.


Queenstown; Urban; 2010.


Queenstown; Urban; 2010.


Queenstown; Urban; 2010.

macrosolen cochinchinensis nus
NUS, 2012; yellow flowers; on a Cratoxylum formosum tree.

Other Information:

Common Name: Mistletoe

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Dendrophthoe pentandra

Dendrophthoe pentandra (L.) Miq.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Habit
Singapore Science Centre; Urban; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Epiphyte.

Creeping habit and gall
Singapore Science Centre; Urban; 2010.


Queen’s Road; Urban; 2010.

IMG_6963 
Kent Ridge; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Mistletoe

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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