Taxillus thelocarpa (Hook.f.) Alam (1985:32)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Loranthus thelocarpus Hook.f. in Fl. Brit. India 5: 211 (1886); Scurrula thelocarpa (Hook.f.) Danser in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 10: 353 (1929); Taxillus thelocarpus (Hook.f.) Alam (1985:32) [used by Rahman et al., 2013:244]


Conservation Status

Last record: 1851 (Rahman et al., 2013:244 [as 1951 in error])

Rediscovered on 29 October 1978 (Rahman et al., 2013:244,245)



Chittagong, Bangladesh


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hooker, Joseph Dalton. (1872-1897). The Flora of British India, Vols. 1-7. L. Reeve and Co. Ltd., Kent, England. Indian reprint 1973. Bishen Sing Mahendra Pal Singh, Dhera Dun.


Other references:

Heinig, R. L. (1925). List of Plants of the Chittagong Collectorate and Hill Tracts. The Bengal Government Branch Press, Darjeeling.

Pasha, M. K. and Uddin, S. B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Prain, D. (1903). Bengal plants Vols. 1 & 2 (Indian Reprint 1963). Bishen Singh Mahendra Singh, Dehra Dun, India.

Rahman, M. Atiqur and Rashid, M. Enamur. (2013). Status of endemic plants of Bangladesh and conservation management strategies. International Journal of Environment 2(1): 231-249.


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