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Taxillus kaempferi

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Kingdom  Plantae
Tribe  Scurrulinae
Rank  Species
Family  Loranthaceae
Genus  Taxillus
Order  Santalales

Similar  Taxillus, Korthalsella japonica, Loranthaceae, Santalales, Arceuthobium oxycedri

Taxillus kaempferi (Chinese: 小叶钝果寄生 xiao ye dun guo ji sheng) is a parasitic plant species in the genus Taxillus found in China (Anhui, Fujian, W Hubei, S Jiangxi, Sichuan, S Zhejiang), Bhutan and Japan. Its host is Pinus thunbergii.

The flavonol avicularin can be produced from T. kaempferi. Other flavonoids constituents of the plant are hyperin, quercitrin and taxillusin.


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