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Atkinsonia

Atkinsonia ligustrina (A.Cunn. ex Lindl.) F.Muell.
Louisa's Mistletoe/Atkinsonia
A hemiparasitic bush that grows only in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales.The plant was in full flower at the time of the visit.These photos are published in the book  ''The Mistletoes of Subtropical Queensland, NewSouth Wales and Victoria'' published in April 2016.

  Atkinsonia ligustrina Atkinsonia ligustrina
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Buds
  Location: Mt Wilson, New South Wales Location:  Mt Wilson, New South Wales
  GPS coordinates: Withheld GPS coordinates:Withheld
  Date of photo:15th December 2010 Date of photo:15th December 2010
  Field No:.799 Field No:.799
     
  Atkinsonia ligustrina Atkinsonia ligustrina
 
  Description:Early fruits Description:Whole plant
  Location:  Mt Wilson, New South Wales Location: Mt Wilson, New South Wales
  GPS coordinates:Withheld GPS coordinates:Withheld
  Date of photo:15th December 2010 Date of photo:15th December 2010
  Field No:.799 Field No:.799
     
  Atkinsonia ligustrina Atkinsonia ligustrina
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:  Mt Wilson, New South Wales Location:  Mt Wilson, New South Wales
  GPS coordinates:Withheld GPS coordinates:Withheld
  Date of photo:15th December 2010 Date of photo:15th December 2010
  Field No:.799 Field No:.799
     
     

 

References (accessed 21st February 2015):

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

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S., (Ed) (1984) Flora of Australia 22: 71

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

Moss John T. & Kendall Ross, (2016), The Mistletoes of Subtropical Queensland, NewSouth Wales and Victoria. Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club Inc.

 

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Atkinsonia ligustrina