Monographs Details: Phoradendron fanshawei Maguire
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part X. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 29: 1-288.
Family:Viscaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - GUYANA. Potaro River below Tukeit, base of Kaieteur escarpment, 16 May 1944, B. Maguire & Fanshawe 27201. SURINAM. Riverine forest, Lucie River, 25 km below confluence of Oost River, 225 m, 28 Jul 1963, Irwin et al 54486; 28 Sep 1963, 55486A.

Discussion:The species might be confused only with certain forms of P. northropiae Urb. which, notwithstanding, has emarginate leaves, one pair of cataphylls, and widely different spikes. It is noteworthy by its stomata large for the genus and easily detectable with a mere hand lens.
Distribution:Guyana South America| Suriname South America|