Dendropemon caribaeus

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Dendropemon caribaeus


Taxonavigation: Santalales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Santalales

Familia: Loranthaceae
Tribus: Psittacantheae
Subtribus: Psittacanthinae
Genus: Dendropemon
Species: Dendropemon caribaeus


Dendropemon caribaeus Krug & Urb.


  • Homotypic
    • Phthirusa caribaea (Krug & Urb.) Engl. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam., Nachtr. 1: 135 (1897)
    • Struthanthus caribaeus (Krug & Urb.) Stehlé in Mém. Publiés Soc. Bot. France 1953-1954: 32 (1954)
  • Heterotypic
    • Dendropemon caribaeus var. wabyanus Krug & Urb. in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 24: 28 (1897)
    • Dendropemon oliganthus Urb. in Symb. Antill. 7: 204 (1912)
    • Phthirusa oligantha (Urb.) Urb. in Symb. Antill. 8: 185 (1920)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Bahamas, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Turks-Caicos Is., Windward Is.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: four-angle leechbush
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