Archive for Family: Santalaceae

Viscum ovalifolium

Viscum ovalifolium Wall. ex DC.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Hemi-parasitic epiphyte.

Phyllodes of the mistletoe
National University of Singapore, Science Drive 4; Urban; 2010.

IMG_0462
National University of Singapore, Science Drive 4; Urban; 2011.

Other Information:

Common Name: Uncommon Mistletoe.

Other Comments: It is much less frequently encountered compared to Dendrophthoe pentandra and Macrosolen cochinchinensis. Its status probably needs to be updated.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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