Helicanthes elastica

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Helicanthes elastica
Helicanthes elastica


Taxonavigation: Santalales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Loranthaceae
Tribus: Lorantheae
Subtribus: Amyeminae
Genus: Helicanthes
Species: Helicanthes elastica



Helicanthes elastica (Desr.) Danser Verh. Kon. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2. 29(6): 55. 1933


  • Homotypic
    • Dendrophthoe elastica (Desr.) Danser in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 10: 308 (1929)
    • Loranthus elasticus Desr. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl. 3: 599 (1792)
    • Macrosolen elasticus (Desr.) Blume in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15[bis]. 7: 1731 (1830), not validly publ.
  • Heterotypic
    • Loranthus euphorbiae Wight in Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 3: t. 1063 (1846)
    • Scurrula elastica G.Don in Gen. Hist. 3: 425 (1834)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Asia-temperate
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • India

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



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