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Amyema  nestor (S.Moore) Danser
Woolly Mistletoe
Grows in arid regions of Western Australia.
   
Amyema nestor Amyema nestor
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
Location:McKenzie Gorge, Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia Location:McKenzie Gorge, Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:2646.001S, 12626.997E GPS coordinates:2646.001S, 12626.997E
Host  plant:Acacia grasbyi (Minni Ritchi) FN1236 Host  plant:Acacia grasbyi (Minni Ritchi) FN1236
Date of photo:14 August 2012 Date of photo:14 August 2012
Field No.: 1237 Field No.: 1237
   
Amyema nestor Amyema nestor
Description:Buds Description:Early fruit
Location:McKenzie Gorge, Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia Location:McKenzie Gorge, Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:2646.001S, 12626.997E GPS coordinates:2646.001S, 12626.997E
Host  plant:Acacia grasbyi (Minni Ritchi) FN1236 Host  plant:Acacia grasbyi (Minni Ritchi) FN1236
Date of photo:14 August 2012 Date of photo:14 August 2012
Field No.: 1237 Field No.: 1237
   
Amyema nestor Amyema nestor
Description:Plants on host, Acacia grasbyi Description:Juvenile plant showing attachment to host.
Location:McKenzie Gorge, Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia Location:McKenzie Gorge, Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:2649.384S, 12623.678E GPS coordinates:2646.001S, 12626.997E
Host  plant:Acacia grasbyi (Minni Ritchi) FN1236 Host  plant:Acacia grasbyi (Minni Ritchi) FN1236
Date of photo:14 August 2012 Date of photo:14 August 2012
Field No.: 1237 Field No.: 1237
   
Amyema nestor Amyema nestor
Description:Flowers Description:Mistletoe on host
Location: Great Central Road, Cosmo Newberry, Western Australia Location: Great Central Road, Cosmo Newberry, Western Australia
 GPS coordinates:28˚00.8420S, 12253.5450E GPS coordinates:28˚00.8420S, 12253.5450E
Host  plant:Acacia aneura (FN:5641  voucher specimen) Host  plant:Acacia aneura (FN:5641  voucher specimen)
Date of photo:28 August 2016 Date of photo:28 August 2016
Field No.: 5640 voucher  specimen Field No.: 5640 voucher  specimen
   
Amyema nestor Amyema nestor
Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Fruit
Location: Great Northern Highway, 196K S of Kumarina, Western Australia Location: Great Northern Highway, 196K S of Kumarina, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:26˚07.4136S, 11841.6202E GPS coordinates:26˚07.4136S, 11841.6202E
Host  plant:Acacia tetragonophylla  (FN:5307  voucher specimen) Host  plant:Acacia tetragonophylla  (FN:5307  voucher specimen)
Date of photo:4 August 2016 Date of photo:4 August 2016
Field No.: 5306 voucher specimen Field No.: 5306 voucher  specimen
   
Amyema nestor Amyema nestor
Description:Flowers Description: Host with mistletoe
Location: Great Northern Highway, 196K S of Kumarina, Western Australia Location: Great Northern Highway, 196K S of Kumarina, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:26˚07.4136S, 11841.6202E GPS coordinates:26˚07.4136S, 11841.6202E
Host  plant:Acacia tetragonophylla  (FN:5307  voucher specimen) Host  plant:Acacia tetragonophylla  (FN:5307  voucher specimen)
Date of photo:4 August 2016 Date of photo:4 August 2016
Field No.: 5306 voucher specimen Field No.: 5306 voucher specimen
   
Amyema nestor Amyema nestor
Description:Buds Description:Plants on host, Acacia grasbyi - very dry season
Location:McKenzie Gorge, Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia Location:McKenzie Gorge, Connie Sue Highway, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:2646.0010S, 12626.9950E GPS coordinates:2646.0010S, 12626.9950E
Host  plant:Acacia grasbyi (Minni Ritchi) (FN:6765) Host  plant:Acacia grasbyi (Minni Ritchi) (FN:6765)
Date of photo:28 September 2018 Date of photo:28 September 2018
Field No.: 6764 Field No.: 6764
   
   
 
References (accessed 12 December 2018):

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S., (ed) (1984) Loranthaceae, Flora of Australia,22:115-116


 http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2382


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Amyema  nestor