Species Tapinanthus quinquangulus (Wendl.) Danser (Mistletoe)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Viridiplantae
  • - phylum: Streptophyta
  • -- order: Santalales
  • --- family: Loranthaceae
  • ---- species: Tapinanthus quinquangulus
Characteristics:semi-parasite; grows on branches of host plants; egg-shaped, grey-green leaves; pink to red flowers in sessile, axillary clusters; fruit is an orange to red berry
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 204
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