Phthirusa clandestina

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Phthirusa clandestina


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: Phthirusa
Species: Phthirusa clandestina



Phthirusa clandestina Mart., Flora 13: 110. (1830)


  • Homotypic
    • Cladocolea clandestina (Mart.) Kuijt in J. Arnold Arbor. 56: 281 (1975)
    • Ixocactus clandestinus (Mart.) Kuijt in Syst. Bot. 16: 297 (1991)
    • Loranthus clandestinus Mart. in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15[bis]. 7: 96 (1829)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Southern America
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Guyana

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


  • Martius, C.F.P. von 1830. Flora 13: 110.

Additional references

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. Scientific Data 8: 215.

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