HELP REQUIRED - DENDROPHTHOE FALCATA

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Aug 25, 2011, 7:58:37 AM8/25/11
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dear all,

I want to grow the following plant without mango tree ,  on soil. it is required for my butterfly garden . i don't have a mango tree at my garden , then how to grow the same on the soil ?

help me to prepare required soil for it ? can it be grown on guava tree?

DENDROPHTHOE FALCATA (L. f.) Ett.

Loranthus falcatus L.f.,  Loranthus longiflours Desr.

Family: Loranthaceae

Bengali/vernacular name: Bara Manda, Bandha, Pharulla.
Tribal name: Porsal (Chakma), Alikhowng (Khumi)



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Aug 25, 2011, 11:35:28 PM8/25/11
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Dear Somnathji,

Another best host tree for this species is Melia azedarach, you can
try with this.

Raju Das

On Aug 25, 4:58 pm, Paldas Photography <som.with.cam...@gmail.com>
wrote:
> dear all,
>
> I want to grow the following plant without mango tree ,  on soil. it is
> required for my butterfly garden . i don't have a mango tree at my garden ,
> then how to grow the same on the soil ?
>
> help me to prepare required soil for it ? can it be grown on guava tree?
>
> DENDROPHTHOE FALCATA (L. f.) Ett.** *Loranthus falcatus* L.f.,  *Loranthus
> longiflours* Desr.Family: Loranthaceae
>
> *Bengali/vernacular name:* Bara Manda, Bandha, Pharulla.
> *Tribal name:* Porsal (Chakma), Alikhowng (Khumi)
>
> --
> Thanks & Regards,
>
> Somnath Pal Das
>
> ***   To create a “Butterfly Garden” at your premises , pls contact us.*
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/somnathpaldas2
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/somnathpaldas2/4941384184/
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shrikant ingalhalikar

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Aug 25, 2011, 11:47:43 PM8/25/11
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The plant is a partial parasite and can not be grown in soil. It can
not grow on even a guava tree because it needs cracked bark to hold
and penetrate in to the rind. It can be made to grow on Bottle Brush,
Cork Tree, Parijatak, Acacias and many other trees. Give an account of
all the trees in your garden to choose a suitable one. You can just
pick ripe berries from under the Dendrophthoe plant and purge them to
attach the sticky seed on to the bark. You can also collect such seeds
ejected by the Flowerpeckers from their favourite perches. Wish you
good luck. Regards, Shrikant

On Aug 25, 4:58 pm, Paldas Photography <som.with.cam...@gmail.com>
wrote:
> dear all,
>
> I want to grow the following plant without mango tree ,  on soil. it is
> required for my butterfly garden . i don't have a mango tree at my garden ,
> then how to grow the same on the soil ?
>
> help me to prepare required soil for it ? can it be grown on guava tree?
>
> DENDROPHTHOE FALCATA (L. f.) Ett.** *Loranthus falcatus* L.f.,  *Loranthus
> longiflours* Desr.Family: Loranthaceae
>
> *Bengali/vernacular name:* Bara Manda, Bandha, Pharulla.
> *Tribal name:* Porsal (Chakma), Alikhowng (Khumi)
>
> --
> Thanks & Regards,
>
> Somnath Pal Das
>
> ***   To create a “Butterfly Garden” at your premises , pls contact us.*
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/somnathpaldas2
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/somnathpaldas2/4941384184/

Smilax004

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Aug 26, 2011, 12:34:50 AM8/26/11
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As Srikanth ji mentioned, we cant grow this species in soil as this is
a hemi-parasite.
The seed dispersal is by birds, mainly Flowerpeckers. The seeds in the
bird fecal matter get attached to the branches with the help of non
digestive gummy mucilage around the seed. Thus it get attached to the
branch and germinate in the bark.
I doubt whether it even germinate in soil.
So far, I haven't seen any hemi-parasite growing or germinating in
soil.
I have seen then growing on a wide range of host trees including Jack
fruit tree. .


Regards
Giby

On Aug 25, 4:58 pm, Paldas Photography <som.with.cam...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> dear all,
>
> I want to grow the following plant without mango tree ,  on soil. it is
> required for my butterfly garden . i don't have a mango tree at my garden ,
> then how to grow the same on the soil ?
>
> help me to prepare required soil for it ? can it be grown on guava tree?
>

> DENDROPHTHOE FALCATA (L. f.) Ett.** *Loranthus falcatus* L.f.,  *Loranthus
> longiflours* Desr.Family: Loranthaceae
>
> *Bengali/vernacular name:* Bara Manda, Bandha, Pharulla.

> *Tribal name:* Porsal (Chakma), Alikhowng (Khumi)


>
> --
> Thanks & Regards,
>
> Somnath Pal Das
>

> ***   To create a “Butterfly Garden” at your premises , pls contact us.*
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/somnathpaldas2
>
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/somnathpaldas2/4941384184/

Neil Soares

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Aug 26, 2011, 3:58:25 AM8/26/11
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Hi,
 Agree with Mr.Ingalhalikar & Dr. Giby. Dendrophthoe falcata is a Partial Parasite.
Sending a few of my photographs. At my farm have it growing on Mohua, Caesalpinia bonduc [Sagargota], wild Mango and even on Teak.
 Have recently posted photographs of it on Bauhinia racemosa [Apta] and they are available at this link :
 
 
                                 With regards,
                                  Neil Soares. 

--- On Fri, 8/26/11, Smilax004 <giby.ku...@gmail.com> wrote:
Loranthus sprouting on Mohua 1.jpg
Loranthus sprouting on Mohua 2.jpg
Loranthus sprouting on Mohua 3.jpg
Loranthus on Mohua.jpg
Loranthus on Wild Mango.jpg
Loranthus on Teak.jpg

Balkar Arya

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Aug 26, 2011, 9:58:42 AM8/26/11
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D falcata on Bottle brush Tree from Panipat roadside area. This was very near to a Nursery. I have never seen flowering on this parasite in Panipat
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Regards

Dr Balkar Singh
Head, Deptt. of Botany and Biotechnology
Arya P G College, Panipat
Haryana-132103
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Somnath Paldas

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Aug 26, 2011, 2:18:48 PM8/26/11
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oh! I have Neem Tree .... hope It will work...

Somnath Paldas

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Aug 26, 2011, 9:50:24 PM8/26/11
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I have LIVE Lime , Guava , dwarf firebush , Crepe Jasmine, Coffee
Rose (Tabernaemontana divaricata) , Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) , Night-
flowering Jasmine (Nyctanthes arbortristis) , karabi (oleander) plants
at my garden & Neem in neighborhood ... which will be the most
suitable.

can they live on dead tree? I have dead betel nut , guava tree also


On Aug 26, 6:58 pm, Balkar Arya <balkara...@gmail.com> wrote:
> D falcata on Bottle brush Tree from Panipat roadside area. This was very
> near to a Nursery. I have never seen flowering on this parasite in Panipat
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 1:28 PM, Neil Soares <drneilsoa...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >  Agree with Mr.Ingalhalikar & Dr. Giby. Dendrophthoe falcata is a Partial
> > Parasite.
> > Sending a few of my photographs. At my farm have it growing on Mohua,
> > Caesalpinia bonduc [Sagargota], wild Mango and even on Teak.
> >  Have recently posted photographs of it on Bauhinia racemosa [Apta] and
> > they are available at this link :
>
> >https://groups.google.com/group/indiantreepix/browse_thread/thread/47...
>
> >                                  With regards,
> >                                   Neil Soares.
>
> > --- On *Fri, 8/26/11, Smilax004 <giby.kuriak...@gmail.com>* wrote:
>
> > From: Smilax004 <giby.kuriak...@gmail.com>
> > Subject: [efloraofindia:78324] Re: HELP REQUIRED - DENDROPHTHOE FALCATA
> > To: "Paldas Photography" <som.with.cam...@gmail.com>
> > Cc: "Shrikant Ingalhalikar" <le...@rediffmail.com>, "Raju Das" <
> > dasraj...@gmail.com>, "indiantreepix" <indian...@googlegroups.com>
> > Date: Friday, August 26, 2011, 10:04 AM
>
> > As Srikanth ji mentioned, we cant grow this species in soil as this is
> > a hemi-parasite.
> > The seed dispersal is by birds, mainly Flowerpeckers. The seeds in the
> > bird fecal matter get attached to the branches with the help of non
> > digestive gummy mucilage around the seed. Thus it get attached to the
> > branch and germinate in the bark.
> > I doubt whether it even germinate in soil.
> > So far, I haven't seen any hemi-parasite growing or germinating in
> > soil.
> > I have seen then growing on a wide range of host trees including Jack
> > fruit tree. .
>
> > Regards
> > Giby
>
> > On Aug 25, 4:58 pm, Paldas Photography <som.with.cam...@gmail.com<http://us.mc339.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=som.with.cam...@gmail.com>
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Somnath Paldas

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Aug 26, 2011, 9:50:45 PM8/26/11
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I have LIVE Lime , Guava , dwarf firebush , Crepe Jasmine, Coffee
Rose (Tabernaemontana divaricata) , Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) , Night-
flowering Jasmine (Nyctanthes arbortristis) , karabi (oleander) plants
at my garden & Neem in neighborhood ... which will be the most
suitable.

can they live on dead tree? I have dead betel nut , guava tree also


On Aug 26, 6:58 pm, Balkar Arya <balkara...@gmail.com> wrote:
> D falcata on Bottle brush Tree from Panipat roadside area. This was very
> near to a Nursery. I have never seen flowering on this parasite in Panipat
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 1:28 PM, Neil Soares <drneilsoa...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >  Agree with Mr.Ingalhalikar & Dr. Giby. Dendrophthoe falcata is a Partial
> > Parasite.
> > Sending a few of my photographs. At my farm have it growing on Mohua,
> > Caesalpinia bonduc [Sagargota], wild Mango and even on Teak.
> >  Have recently posted photographs of it on Bauhinia racemosa [Apta] and
> > they are available at this link :
>
> >https://groups.google.com/group/indiantreepix/browse_thread/thread/47...
>
> >                                  With regards,
> >                                   Neil Soares.
>
> > --- On *Fri, 8/26/11, Smilax004 <giby.kuriak...@gmail.com>* wrote:
>
> > From: Smilax004 <giby.kuriak...@gmail.com>
> > Subject: [efloraofindia:78324] Re: HELP REQUIRED - DENDROPHTHOE FALCATA
> > To: "Paldas Photography" <som.with.cam...@gmail.com>
> > Cc: "Shrikant Ingalhalikar" <le...@rediffmail.com>, "Raju Das" <
> > dasraj...@gmail.com>, "indiantreepix" <indian...@googlegroups.com>
> > Date: Friday, August 26, 2011, 10:04 AM
>
> > As Srikanth ji mentioned, we cant grow this species in soil as this is
> > a hemi-parasite.
> > The seed dispersal is by birds, mainly Flowerpeckers. The seeds in the
> > bird fecal matter get attached to the branches with the help of non
> > digestive gummy mucilage around the seed. Thus it get attached to the
> > branch and germinate in the bark.
> > I doubt whether it even germinate in soil.
> > So far, I haven't seen any hemi-parasite growing or germinating in
> > soil.
> > I have seen then growing on a wide range of host trees including Jack
> > fruit tree. .
>
> > Regards
> > Giby
>
> > On Aug 25, 4:58 pm, Paldas Photography <som.with.cam...@gmail.com<http://us.mc339.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=som.with.cam...@gmail.com>

Giby Kuriakose

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Aug 26, 2011, 11:26:00 PM8/26/11
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Of these listed plants, only Guava and Neem are suitable ones. 

Regards,
Giby


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