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Amyema preissii (Miq.) Tiegh
Wire - leaved Mistletoe
Widespread in Central Australia, common in the Adelaide Hills
- usually on Acacia sp but identified on an ornamental deciduous tree. The fruit can be white or pink.

   
Amyema preissii Amyema preissii
Description:Flowers Description:Fruits
Location: Owen Springs Reserve, Alice Springs, Northern Territory Location: 50K S of Boulia, Western Queensland
GPS coordinates:24˚7.948S 133˚ 28.365E GPS coordinates:23˚21.651S, 139°42.316E
Host  plant:Acacia sp Host  plant:Acacia harpophylla
Date of photo:2nd October 2010 Date of photo:5th August 2012
Field No.: 759 Field No.: 1109
Photograph featured in Moss & Kendall Photograph featured in Moss & Kendall
   
Amyema preissii Amyema preissii
Description:Flowers Description:Plant on host
Location: 18K N of Hillston, New South Wales Location: 18K N of Hillston, New South Wales
GPS coordinates:33˚26.149S, 145°42.881E GPS coordinates:33˚26.149S, 145°42.881E
Host  plant:Acacia sp (FN 3840) Host  plant:Acacia sp (FN 3840)
Date of photo:31st July 2011 Date of photo:31st July 2011
Field No.: 3839 Field No.: 3839
   
Amyema preissii Amyema preissii
Description:Whole plant Description:Flowers
Location: Carey Gully - Balhannah Rd, Balhannah, South Australia Location: Inman Valley, South Australia
GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:N/A
Host  plant:Acacia sp Host  plant:Acacia pycnantha
Date of photo:9th February 2009 Date of photo:9th February 2009
Field No.: U39 Field No.: U38
   
Amyema preissii Amyema preissii
Description:Flowers Description:Whole plant
Location:Monarto, South Australia Location:Lenswood, South Australia
GPS coordinates:35˚8.012S 139˚7.69E GPS coordinates:34˚54.5123S 138˚51.3627E
Host  plant:Acacia sp Host  plant:Ornamental deciduous tree
Date of photo:22nd December 2010 Date of photo:28th May 2011
Field No No.: 807A Field No.: U40
   
Amyema preissii Amyema preissii
Description:Whole plant Description:Buds
Location: Owen Springs Reserve, Alice Springs, Northern Territory Location: Owen Springs Reserve, Alice Springs, Northern Territory
GPS coordinates:24˚7.948S 133˚ 28.365E GPS coordinates:24˚7.948S 133˚ 28.365E
Host  plant:Acacia sp Host  plant:Acacia sp
Date of photo:2nd October 2010 Date of photo:2nd October 2010
Field No.: 759 Field No.: 759
   
Amyema preissii Amyema preissii
Description:Fruit Description:Plants and host
Location: Morden Creek, North West New South Wales Location: 50K south of Boulia, Western Queensland
GPS coordinates:30˚23.437S 142˚23.186E GPS coordinates:23˚21.651S, 139°42.316E
Host  plant:Acacia victoriae Host  plant:Acacia harpophylla
Date of photo:31st July 2011 Date of photo:5th August 2012
Field No.: 923 Field No.: 1109
   
Amyema preissii Amyema preissii
Description:Flowers Description:Host with mistletoes
Location: Stephen's Road, Alice Springs, Northern Territory Location: 140K E of Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberleys, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:23˚43.2050S 133˚53.4580E GPS coordinates:18˚47.3886S 126˚34.1988E
Host  plant:Acacia sp (FN:5681 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Acacia monticola (FN:5139 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:31 August 2016 Date of photo:26 July 2016
Field No.: 5680 voucher Field No.: 5138 voucher
   
Amyema preissii Amyema preissii
Description: Fruit and leaves Description:Host tree with mistletoes
Location:Marble Bar to Nullagine, Western Australia Location:Marble Bar to Nullagine, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:21˚29.4126S 120˚06.5490E GPS coordinates:21˚29.4126S 120˚06.5490E
Host  plant:Acacia pyrifolia  (FN:5255 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Acacia pyrifolia  (FN:5255 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:2 August 2016 Date of photo:2 August 2016
Field No.: 5254  voucher Field No.: 5254  voucher
   
   

 

References (accessed 20 December 2016):

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

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S., (Ed) (1984) Flora of Australia 22: 91-122


Moss J.T. & Kendall R., (2016) Mistletoes of Subtropical Queensland, NewSouth Wales and Victoria, Butterfly & Other Invertebrates Club Inc.



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