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Amyema villiflora (Domin) Barlow
Common on the coast around Cairns,usually on Terminalia sp. Also found across Northern Australia.

Two subspecies are recognised - both are featured here.
Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla


Amyema villiflora (Domin) Barlow subsp. villiflora
  Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Buds
  Location: Esplanade, Clifton Beach, North Queensland Location: Esplanade, Clifton Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚ 45.952S,145˚ 40.573E GPS coordinates:16˚ 45.952S,145˚ 40.573E
  Host  plant:Terminalia sp Host  plant:Terminalia sp
  Date of photo:18 January 2009 Date of photo:31 August 2008
  Field No.:U53 Field No.:U54
     
  Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
 
  Description:Whole plant Description:Fruit
  Location: Esplanade, Clifton Beach, North Queensland Location: Esplanade, Clifton Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚ 45.952S,145˚ 40.573E GPS coordinates:16˚ 45.952S,145˚ 40.573E
  Host  plant:Terminalia sp Host  plant:Terminalia sp
  Date of photo:18 January 2009 Date of photo:25 October 2012
  Field No.:U53 Field No.:1692A
     
  Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
 
  Description:Whole plant Description:Fruit
  Location: Esplanade, Clifton Beach, North Queensland Location: Esplanade, Clifton Beach, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚ 45.3934S,145˚ 40.5474E GPS coordinates:16˚ 45.3934S,145˚ 40.5474E
  Host  plant:Terminalia sp (FN 3651A) Host  plant:Terminalia sp (FN 3651A)
  Date of photo:11 October 2015 Date of photo:11 October 2015
  Field No.:3650 voucher specimen Field No.:3650 voucher specimen
     
  Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers and buds (red flowered)
  Location:Umagico Beach via Bamaga, North Queensland Location: Kewarra Beach, North Queensland
  GPScoordinates:10˚53.1590S 142˚20.800E GPScoordinates:16˚46.5593S 145˚41.0225E
  Host  plant:Unknown Host  plant:Terminalia sp
  Date of photo: 13 July 2010 Date of photo:13 January 2009
  Field No.:726A Field No.:U55
  Update:tree since destroyed by high tide - no similar forms have been  found since.
     
  Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
 
  Description:Plant Description:Whole plant
  Location:Victoria Parade, Thursday Island, North Queensland Location:Cooktown Esplanade, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:10˚34.7113S, 142˚13.3016E GPS coordinates:15˚27.706S, 145˚14.984E
  Host  plant:Terminalia sp Host  plant:Terminalia sp
  Date of photo:6 May 2010 Date of photo:30 September 2012
  Field No.:U746 Field No.:1630
  Growing with Decaisnina angustata  
     
  Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Road to Mt Mulligan, North Queensland Location:Road to Mt Mulligan, North Queensland
  GPScoordinates:16˚59.2596S 145˚01.2540E GPScoordinates:16˚59.2596S 145˚01.2540E
  Host  plant:Planchona careya Host  plant:Planchona careya
  Date of photo: 21 February 2016 Date of photo: 21 February 2016
  Field No.:3892 voucher specimen Field No.:3892 voucher specimen
     
  Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Road to Mt Mulligan, North Queensland Location:Road to Mt Mulligan, North Queensland
  GPScoordinates:16˚59.2596S 145˚01.2540E GPScoordinates:16˚59.2596S 145˚01.2540E
  Host  plant:Planchona careya Host  plant:Planchona careya
  Date of photo: 21 February 2016 Date of photo: 21 February 2016
  Field No.:3892 voucher specimen Field No.:3892 voucher specimen
        
Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
Description:Flowers (same plant as immediately below) Description:Flowers and leaves
Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Mungana, Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚ 09.002S, 144˚ 31.441E GPS coordinates:17˚06.226S, 144˚23.327E
Host  plant:Terminalia platyptera Host  plant:Terminalia platyptera
Date of photo:7 February 2010 Date of photo:19 January 2014
Field No.:589 Field No.:2340
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
Description:Fruit  (dry season) Description:Whole plant (dry season)
Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚ 9.002S, 144˚ 31.441E GPS coordinates:17˚ 9.002S, 144˚ 31.441E
Host  plant:Terminalia platyptera Host  plant:Terminalia platyptera
Date of photo:24 October 2009 Date of photo:24 October 2009
Field No.:557 Field No.:557
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland Location: Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚ 9.002S, 144˚ 31.441E GPS coordinates:17˚ 9.002S, 144˚ 31.441E
Host  plant:Terminalia platyptera Host  plant:Terminalia platyptera
Date of photo:21 February 2011 Date of photo:21 February 2011
Field No.:815 Field No.:815
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
Description:Plant on host Description:Buds and leaves
Location:Mungana, Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Mungana, Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚06.2256S, 144˚23.3268E GPS coordinates:17˚06.2256S, 144˚23.3268E
Host  plant:Terminalia platyptera (FN:3906) Host  plant:Terminalia platyptera (FN:3906)
Date of photo:19 January 2014 Date of photo:19 January 2014
Field No.:3905 voucher specimen Field No.:3905 voucher specimen
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
Description:Flowers and buds Description:Fruit
Location:Miner's Pool, Drysdale River, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:Miner's Pool, Drysdale River, Kimberleys, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:15˚40.7064S, 126°24.1482E GPS coordinates:15˚40.7064S, 126°24.1482E
Host  plant: Terminalia sp(FN:5097 voucher specimen) Host  plant: Terminalia sp(FN:5097 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:20 July 2016 Date of photo:20 July 2016
Field No.:5096 voucher and DNA specimen Field No.:5096 voucher and DNA specimen
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
Description:Flowers Description:Plant on host
Location:Miner's Pool, Drysdale River, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:Miner's Pool, Drysdale River, Kimberleys, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:15˚40.7064S, 126°24.1482E GPS coordinates:15˚40.7064S, 126°24.1482E
Host  plant: Terminalia sp(FN:5097 voucher specimen) Host  plant: Unknown(FN:5099 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:20 July 2016 Date of photo:20 July 2016
Field No.:5096 voucher and DNA specimen Field No.:5098 voucher and DNA specimen
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora Amyema villiflora subsp. villiflora
Description:Plant on host Description:Plant on host
Location:56K W of Top Springs, Buchanan Highway, Northern Territory Location:3 Mile Valley, Wyndham, Kimberleys, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:16˚22.2324S, 131°20.4678E GPS coordinates:15˚28.2299S, 128°07.8724E
Host  plant: Terminalia canescens(FN:4086) Host  plant:Terminalia volucris(FN:5017)
Date of photo:11 July 2016 Date of photo:13 July 2016
Field No.:4085 voucher and DNA specimen Field No.:5016 voucher and DNA specimen
   

Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla (Blakely) Barlow
 
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla
Description:Flowers Description:Buds
Location:Donna Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Donna Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚09.850S, 144˚31.004E GPS coordinates:17˚09.850S, 144˚31.004E
Host  plant:Unknown Host  plant:Unknown
Date of photo:31 October 2010 Date of photo:26 February 2012
Field No.: 771  Field No.:1034
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla
Description:Plant  Description:Flowers and leaves
Location:Donna Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Donna Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚09.850S, 144˚31.004E GPS coordinates:17˚09.850S, 144˚31.004E
Host  plant:Unknown Host  plant:Unknown (FN:2014)
Date of photo:26 February 2012 Date of photo:24 March 2013
Field No.:1034 Field No.:2013 voucher specimen
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla
   
Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves 
Location:Donna Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Donna Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚ 9.850S, 144˚ 31.004E GPS coordinates:17˚ 9.850S, 144˚ 31.004E
Host  plant:Unknown Host  plant:Unknown
Date of photo:31 October 2010 Date of photo:31 October 2010
Field No.: 771  Field No.: 771 
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla
Description:Plant  next to cave entrance Description:Flowers and leaves
Location:Donna Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Donna Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚10.484S, 144˚ 31.004E GPS coordinates:17˚10.484S, 144˚ 31.004E
Host  plant:Unknown (FN:2014) Host  plant:Unknown
Date of photo:24 March 2013 Date of photo:26 February 2012
Field No.:2013 voucher specimen Field No.:1034
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla
Description:Plant  Description:Plant 
Location:Donna Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Donna Cave, Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚10.484S, 144˚ 31.004E GPS coordinates:17˚10.484S, 144˚ 31.004E
Host  plant:Unknown  (FN:3902) Host  plant:Unknown  (FN:3902)
Date of photo:6 March 2016 Date of photo:6 March 2016
Field No.:3901 voucher and DNA specimen Field No.:3901 voucher and DNA specimen
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers and buds
Location:Bing Bong Bay, 55K N of Borroloola, Northern Territory Location:Bing Bong Bay, 55K N of Borroloola, Northern Territory
GPS coordinates:15˚37.9080S, 136°22.6746E GPS coordinates:15˚37.9080S, 136°22.6746E
Host  plant:Diospyros humilis (FN:4070 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Diospyros humilis (FN:4070 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:10 July 2016 Date of photo:10 July 2016
Field No.:4069 voucher and DNA specimen Field No.:4069 voucher and DNA specimen
   
Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla Amyema villiflora subsp. tomentilla
Description:Leaf Description:Plant  on host
Location:Bing Bong Bay, 55K N of Borroloola, Northern Territory Location:Bing Bong Bay, 55K N of Borroloola, Northern Territory
GPS coordinates:15˚37.9080S, 136°22.6746E GPS coordinates:15˚37.9080S, 136°22.6746E
Host  plant:Diospyros humilis (FN:4070 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Diospyros humilis (FN:4070 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:10 July 2016 Date of photo:10 July 2016
Field No.:4069 voucher and DNA specimen Field No.:4069 voucher and DNA specimen
 
 



References (accessed 10 December 2016):


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

 

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