TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Psittacanthus sp., Psittacanthus

Psittacanthus sp.

Psittacanthus
Family: Loranthaceae
Origin: Central America
Vine or creeperSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsUnknown name

They are woody hemi-parasitic shrubs which grow on other trees. The plant draws its mineral and water needs, and some of its energy needs, from the host tree.





Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/psittacanthus_sp.htm