Scurrula stocksii (Hook.f.) Danser (1929:353)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Loranthus stocksii Hook.f. in Fl. Brit. India 5: 213 (1886)


Conservation Status

Rediscovered after 127 years (Chandore et al., 2023)



Maharashtra, India


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hooker, Joseph Dalton. (1886). The Flora of British India, Vol. 5. London: Reeve & Co. 213 pp.


Other references:

Chandore, Arun Nivrutti, Gosavi, Kumar Vinod Chhotupuri and Kambale, Sharad Suresh. (2023). Rediscovery and lectotypification of Scurrula stocksii (Loranthaceae): a rare and endemic species of Maharashtra, India. Phytotaxa 589(2): 198-202.

Cooke, T. (1908). The Flora of the Presidency of Bombay, Vol. 2. Taylor and Francis, London, pp. 546-547.

Danser, B. H. (1929). On the taxonomy and nomenclature of the Loranthaceae of Asia and Australia. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique 3(10): 348-354.


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