Viscum scurruloideum

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Viscum scurruloideum


Plant slender, probably pendulous. Leaves normally developed; lamina linear, falcate, gradually attenuate at the base to an obscure petiole 2-5 mm long, attenuate and finally acute to rounded at the apex, curvinerved with 3 veins raised on both sides, 40-75 by 3-5 mm. Inflorescences terminal and axillary, a pedunculate cymule of 3 flowers subtended by a cupule c. 0.5 mm long, with the middle flower female and the lateral flowers female or male; peduncle 2-4 mm long. Fruit ellipsoid, on a distinct, slender stipe c. 5 mm long, smooth.


western Java present
Malesia: western Java.


For discussion of transfer from Ginalloa to Viscum, see Barlow, I.c.


Backer & Bakh.f. 1965 – In: Fl. Java: 75