Appendix 1. Host species of mistletoe (Taxillus tomentosus), as identified by forest surveys and traditional ecological knowlegde from interviews. Species in bold were cited by > 40% of harvesters, but not detected in surveys. Species underlined were observed in surveys, but not cited by harvesters. Local names are given in parentheses.


Species (local name)
Family
Number of stems
TEK†
Number of observed infected individuals
Number of expected infected individuals‡
All species

4889
-
163
-
Phyllanthus emblica (Nai nelli)
Euphorbiaceae
109
Yes
70
3.6
Phyllanthus indofischeri (Ittu nelli)
Euphorbiaceae
118
Yes
45
3.9
Anogeissus latifolia (Bejja)
Combretaceae
1233
Yes
14
41.1
Dalbergia lanceolaria (Buluga)
Fabaceae
34
Yes
10
1.1
Glochidion zeylanicum (Anase)
Euphorbiaceae
19
Yes
7
0.6
Randia dumetorum (Kare)
Rubiaceae
723
Yes
3
24.1
Grewia tilifolia (Daddasalu)
Tiliaceae
137
Yes
3
4.6
Pterocarpus marsupium (Honne)
Fabaceae
148
Yes
3
4.9
Terminalia crenulata (Matti)
Combretaceae
262
Yes
2
8.7
Dalbergia latifolia (Bite)
Fabaceae
15
Yes
2
0.5
Bridelia retusa (Sironne)
Euphorbiaceae
45
Yes
1
1.5
Diospyros melanoxylon (Tubare)
Ebenaceae
43
Yes
1
1.4
Wendlandia thyrsoidea (Koli)
Rubiaceae
2
No
1
0.1
Stereospermum personatum (Padure)
Bignoniaceae
38
No
1
1.3
Mallotus philippensis (Kesilu)
Euphorbiaceae
9
Yes
0
0.3
Kydia calycina (Bende)
Malvaceae
28
Yes
0
0.9
Cassine paniculata (Kaneeru)
Celastraceae
57
Yes
0
1.9
Buchanania lanzan (Muruki)
Anacardiaceae
19
Yes
0
0.6
Dioscorea oppositifolia (Bellade)
Dioscoreaceae
4
Yes
0
0.13
Albizzia odoratissima (Sele)
Fabaceae
4
Yes
0
0.1
Ziziphus xylopyrus (Gotti)
Rhamnaceae
1
Yes
0
0.03
Grewia sp. (Udupe)
Tiliaceae
0
Yes
0
0
Bauhinia purpurea (Kanchuvala)
Caesalpinaceae
35
Yes
0
1.7
Chukrassia tabularis (Kilanji)
Meliaceae
0
Yes
0
0
Terminalia chebula (Arale)
Combretaceae
57
Yes
0
1.9
Bischofia javanica (Neelalu)
Euphorbiaceae
0
Yes
0
0
Elaeocarpus serratus (Kakkilu)
Elaeocarpaceae
5
Yes
0
0.2
Persea macrantha (Karavadi)
Lauraceae
35
Yes
0
1.7
Chloroxylon swietenia (Urigilu)
Rutaceae
139
Yes
0
4.6
Diospyros sp. (Hasari)
Ebenaceae
52
Yes
0
1.7
Holarrhena antidysenterica (Ala)
Apocynaceae
25
Yes
0
0.8
Ficus amplissima (Itchi)
Boraceae
0
Yes
0
0
Eriolaena quinquelocularis (Kathale)
Sterculiaceae
8
Yes
0
0.3
Cassia fistula (Kakke)
Caesalpinaceae
38
Yes
0
1.3

†Traditional ecological knowledge.
‡Calculated given host density and overall prevalence of infection.