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Amyema pendula (Sieber ex Spreng.) Tiegh
Drooping Mistletoe

Very common in southern Australia on Eucalyptus sp.There are 2 subspecies both featured here.

Amyema pendula
subsp. pendula
Amyema pendula subsp. longif
olia


Amyema pendula (Sieber ex Spreng.) Tiegh. subsp. pendula
   
Amyema pendula subsp. pendula Amyema pendula subsp. pendula
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
GPS coordinates:32˚51.556S, 139˚07.468E GPS coordinates:32˚51.556S, 139˚07.468E
Location:Yunta, South Australia Location:Yunta, South Australia
Host  plant:Eucalyptus sp Host  plant:Eucalyptus sp
Date of photo:10 January 2012 Date of photo:10 January 2012
Field No.:1012A Field No.:1012A
   
Amyema pendula subsp. pendula Amyema pendula subsp. pendula
Description:Buds Description:Buds
Location:Yunta, South Australia Location:Yunta, South Australia
GPS coordinates:32˚51.556S, 139˚07.468E GPS coordinates:32˚51.556S, 139˚07.468E
Host  plant:Eucalyptus sp Host  plant:Eucalyptus sp
Date of photo:10 January 2012 Date of photo:10 January 2012
Field No.:1012A Field No.:1012A
   
Amyema pendula subsp. pendula Amyema pendula subsp. pendula
Description:Flowers Description:Buds
Location: Orbost, Victoria Location:Yarrangobilly Caves, Kosciuscko National Park, New South Wales
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
Host  plant:Eucalyptus sp Host  plant:Eucalyptus sp
Date of photo:4 January 2009 Date of photo:29 December 2008
Field No.:U34 Field No.:U35
   
Amyema pendula subsp. pendula Amyema pendula subsp. pendula
Description:Fruits Description:Flowers
Location: Talbingo, New South Wales Location:Yarrangobilly Caves, Kosciuscko National Park, New South Wales
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
Host  plant:Acacia dealbata Host  plant:Acacia sp
Date of photo:29 December 2008 Date of photo:29 December 2008
Field No.:U36 Field No.:U35
   
Amyema pendula subsp. pendula Amyema pendula subsp. pendula
Description:Whole plant Description:Whole plant in flower
Location: Orbost, Victoria Location:Yarrangobilly Caves, Kosciuscko National Park, New South Wales
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
Host  plant:Eucalyptus sp Host  plant:Eucalyptus sp
Date of photo:4 January 2009 Date of photo:29 December 2008
Field No.:U34 Field No.:U35
   

Amyema pendula subsp. longifolia (Hook.) Barlow
 
   
Amyema pendula subsp. longifolia Amyema pendula subsp. longifolia
Description:Flowers Description:Whole plant
Location:Roma, Queensland Location:Roma, Queensland
GPS coordinates:26˚36.3539S, 148˚51.1302E GPS coordinates:26˚36.3539S, 148˚51.1302E
Host  plant:Eucalyptus camaldulensis Host  plant:Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Date of photo:18 December 2008 Date of photo:18 December 2008
Field No.:U37 Field No.:U37
   
Amyema pendula subsp. longifolia Amyema pendula subsp. longifolia
Description:Buds Description:Buds
Location:Carnarvon Highway, Roma, Queensland Location:Carnarvon Highway, Roma, Queensland
GPS coordinates:26˚45.005S, 148˚54.868E GPS coordinates:26˚45.005S, 148˚54.868E
Host  plant:Eucalyptus camaldulensis Host  plant:Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Date of photo:8 December 2012 Date of photo:8 December 2012
Field No.:1724A Field No.:1724A
   
   

Reference (accessed 15 December 2017):

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Amyema~pendula

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S., (ed), Loranthaceae  (1984) Flora of Australia 22:110-111

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

Barlow, B.A. (1992), Conspectus of the genus Amyema Tieghem (Loranthaceae). Blumea 36(2): 352

 

 

 

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