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Amyema melaleucae (Lehm. ex Miq.) Tiegh.
Melaleuca Mistletoe
Grows on the south coast of South Australia in Melaleuca sp. Also grows in south west Western Australia.

  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Flower and buds Description:Flower,  buds and leaves
  Location:Lincoln National Park,South Australia Location:Lincoln National Park,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚43.659S 135˚59.555E GPS coordinates:34˚43.659S 135˚59.555E 
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca sp
  Date of photo:18 November 2014 Date of photo:18 November 2014
  Field No.: 2958 Field No.: 2958
     
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location: Beachport to Robe,South Australia Location: Beachport to Robe,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:37˚11.631S 139˚50.361E GPS coordinates:37˚13.357S 139˚53.546E
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca sp
  Date of photo:22 December 2010 Date of photo:22 December 2010
  Field No.: 807 Field No.: 806
     
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Whole plant Description:Whole plant
  Location: Beachport to Robe, South Australia Location: Beachport to Robe,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:37˚13.357S  139˚.53.546E GPS coordinates:37˚13.357E 139˚53.546S
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca sp
  Date of photo:22 December 2010 Date of photo:22 December 2010
  Field No.: 806 Field No.: 806
     
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Whole plant
  Location:Mt Ragged to Balladonia, Western  Australia Location:Mt Ragged to Balladonia, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates:33˚17.924S 123˚22.857E   GPS coordinates:33˚17.924S 123˚22.857E  
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca sp
  Date of photo:17 July 2014 Date of photo:17 July 2014
  Field No.: 2687 Field No.: 2687
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Plant Description:Buds
  Location:Lincoln National Park,South Australia Location:Flinders Highway,Smoky Bay,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚43.659S 135˚59.555E  GPS coordinates:32˚23.558S 133˚59.824E  
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca lanceolata
  Date of photo:18 November 2014 Date of photo:16 November 2014
  Field No.: 2958 Field No.: 2940
     
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Host with mistletoe Description:Plant on host
Location:Flinders Highway, Smoky Bay, South Australia Location:Flinders Highway, Smoky Bay, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚23.558S 133˚59.824E    GPS coordinates:32˚23.558S 133˚59.824E  
  Host  plant:Melaleuca lanceolata Host  plant:Melaleuca lanceolata
  Date of photo:16 November 2014 Date of photo:16 November 2014
  Field No.: 2940 Field No.: 2940
     
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Flower Description:Leaves
  Location:10K N of Minlaton, York Peninsula, South Australia Location:10K N of Minlaton, York Peninsula, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚41.8460S 137˚35.8890E    GPS coordinates:34˚41.8460S 137˚35.8890E   
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca sp
  Date of photo:25 October 2018 Date of photo:25 October 2018
  Field No.: 7597 Field No.: 7597
   

 

 

References (accessed 11 December 2018):

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?genus=Amyema&species=melaleucae

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2378

Watson
D.M.  (2011), Mistletoes of Southern Australia, CSIRO Publishing

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S., (ed) (1984), Loranthaceae, Flora of Australia
 22: 104


 

 

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