Viscum littorum Polhill & Wiens
  • Mistletoes Afr.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Viscum littorum Polhill & Wiens. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001247825. Accessed on: 07 Jul 2020'

Morphology

Ring scar left by perianth 1.5 mm in diameter, swollen, forming a rounded edge at the otherwise flattened summit.

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    Style minute (<0.5 mm) but distinct; stigma broadly capitate.

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    Berries pedicellate (1 mm, but this likely to be greater at maturation), immature when 3 mm high, likely >4 mm at maturity, ovoid-oblong, apparently smooth.

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    Leafless, dioecious shrub up to ?0.5 m high; branching sometimes verticillate; internodes of distal branches 20–30 × 1–2 mm, the ultimate branchlets flattened, but primary stems rounded.

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    Staminate plants unknown.

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    Bracteal cups of pistillate flowers sessile, deeply indented medially, apically acute at anthesis, the rim spreading and equalizing in height during fruit development.

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    Pistillate flowers borne subsessile and singly.

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    International Union for Conservation of Nature
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    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • C See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use
    Santalaceae
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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