Plicosepalus curviflorus (Benth. ex Oliv.) Tiegh., Bull. Soc. Bot. France 41: 504 (1894).
- Loranthus curviflorus Benth. ex Oliv., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 14: 3, t. 1304 (1881).
- Loranthus faurotii Franch., J. Bot. (Morot) 1: 135 (1887).
Leaves not markedly dissimilar where clustered on short shoots; petiole 1–3 mm. long; lamina usually linear, oblong-lanceolate or -oblanceolate, atypically obovate, 2–7.5 cm. long, 0.2–1.5(–2) cm. wide, basally cuneate, 3–5-nerved but venation often obscure. Inflorescences, Umbels 1–3, axillary, at nodes below or on short shoots, 3–7-flowered; peduncle (1–)3–9 mm. long; pedicels 4–11 mm. long. Receptacle campanulate to urceolate, 2.5–4(–5) mm. long. Calyx rim-like, 0.5–1 mm. long. Petals separate, 2.5–3.5 cm. long; basal part below filament-insertion red, yellow or less often white or orange, S-shaped, 5–8 mm. long, with 4–5 paired folds inside; distal part normally red, atypically yellow, recurving, ± twisted, linear-spathulate above. Stamens red; anthers 7–12 mm. long. Fruits Berry red, ellipsoid or urceolate, 9–12 mm. long, 7 mm. in diameter, smooth.
Its native range is SE. Egypt to E. Central & E. Tropical Africa.
The Farasan Archipelago: Farasan Al Kabir Island.