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Tristerix longebracteatus, Tristerix

Tristerix longebracteatus

Family: Loranthaceae
Origin: South America, Andes
USDA Zone: 8-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunRed, crimson, vinous flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Tristerix is a genus of mistletoe in the family Loranthaceae, native to the Andes from Colombia to Chile. They are a woody perennial usually occurring as an aerial parasite, often pollinated by hummingbirds.

Tristerix longebracteatus, Tristerix
Tristerix longebracteatus, Tristerix

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