Epiphyte from Solan (HP)

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Nidhan Singh

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Dec 23, 2010, 10:53:43 PM12/23/10
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Dear All,
This epiphytic plant was found on wayside on Kalka-Shimla Highway near
Solan. I suppose this to be Dendrophthoe falcata. Kindly validate.
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tanay bose

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Dec 24, 2010, 12:37:55 AM12/24/10
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I am not sure but to me it looks like Dendrophthoe glabrescens
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Pankaj Kumar

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Dec 24, 2010, 1:54:36 PM12/24/10
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Does look like Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f) Ettingsh.
Thanks a lot for sharing this beautiful parasitic epiphyte.
Pollination and seed doespersal takes place in this taxa by birds.
Pankaj

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Gurcharan Singh

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Jan 17, 2011, 9:05:12 PM1/17/11
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Tanay...................................I am not sure but to me it looks like Dendrophthoe glabrescens

Pankaj ji..............................Does look like Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f) Ettingsh.


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J.M. Garg

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Apr 29, 2011, 2:00:33 AM4/29/11
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Earlier feedback
Tanay...................................I am not sure but to me it looks like Dendrophthoe glabrescens
Pankaj ji..............................Does look like Dendrophthoe falcata (L.f) Ettingsh.

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Date: 24 December 2010 09:23
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Vijayasankar

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Apr 29, 2011, 2:32:48 AM4/29/11
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I also think it is D. falcata.
D. glabrescens seems to be an Australian species. http://www.eol.org/pages/5605913
 
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Apr 29, 2011, 7:16:57 AM4/29/11
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D. falcata (we can see two colour plant flower one in white and other one in orange-red.. some author also call it as D. falcata var. coccinea



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