Dendrophthora terminalis Kuijt (1961:109)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Phoradendron terminale (Kuijt) J.F.Morales in Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 131: 33 (2015)


Conservation Status

Rediscovered (Nelson Sutherland, 2008 fide Humphreys et al., 2019)



Costa Rica & Honduras


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Kujit, Job. (1961). A revision of Dendrophthora (Loranthaceae). Wentia 6(1): 1-145.


Other references:

Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Hammel, B. E., Grayum, M. H., Herrera, C. and Zamora, N. (eds.). (2015). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica. Volumen VIII. Dicotyledóneas (Sabiaceae-Zygophyllaceae). Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 131: 1-657. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Humphreys, Aelys M., Govaerts, Rafaël, Ficinski, Sarah Z., Lughadha, Eimear Nic and Vorontsova, Maria S. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Nelson Sutherland, C. H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

Standley, P.C. (1939). Flora of Costa Rica. Publications of Field Museum of Natural History, Botanical Series 18(104): 1-1616.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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