1. Family: Santalaceae R.Br.
    1. Korthalsella Tiegh.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Asia-Tropical, Africa, Pacific, Australasia and Asia-Temperate..

    [FTEA]

    Viscaceae, R. M. Polhill and D. Wiens. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1999

    Habit
    Plants monoecious, leafless, often less than 10 cm. high and rarely over 20 cm. high, glabrous except for the inflorescence; internodes often flattened or sometimes rounded, if flattened the compressions always in the same plane
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence apparently a modified dichasium produced laterally at the broadened nodes, the ebracteate flowers interspersed by trichomes; new flowers apparently added to the dichasial units collaterally or serially and forming dense clusters
    Flowers
    Flowers 3-merous Staminate flowers essentially filamentous, the anthers forming a rounded central synandrium, ± 6-loculate Pistillate flowers with a short tube giving rise to the tepals
    Male
    Staminate flowers essentially filamentous, the anthers forming a rounded central synandrium, ± 6-loculate
    Female
    Pistillate flowers with a short tube giving rise to the tepals
    Fruits
    Fruits clavate or pyriform.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Borneo, Comoros, Cook Is., Ethiopia, Fiji, Hawaii, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Marquesas, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Niue, Norfolk Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is., Socotra, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Victoria, Western Australia, Zaïre

    Korthalsella Tiegh. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. France 43: 83 (1896)

    Accepted by

    • Molvray, M. (1997). A synopsis of Korthalsella (Viscaceae) Novon 7: 268-273.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Polh. & Wiens, Mistletoes Afr.: 278 (1998)
    • in Bull. Soc. Bot. Fr. 43: 86 (1896)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0