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Decaisnina congesta Barlow
Grows around Edge Hill/Cairns, Kuranda & Cape Tribulation. Endemic to North East Queensland.

  Decaisnina congesta Decaisnina congesta
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location: Blue Arrow Track, Aeroglen, North Queensland Location: Blue Arrow Track, Aeroglen, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: N/A GPS coordinates: N/A
  Host  plant:Macaranga tanarius Host  plant:Macaranga tanarius
  Date of photo:10 May 2009 Date of photo:10 May 2009
  Field No.:U191 Field No.:U191
     
  Decaisnina congesta Decaisnina congesta
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers
  Location:Jindalba, Daintree, North Queensland Location:Jindalba, Daintree, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚14.277S, 145˚25.718E GPS coordinates:16˚14.277S, 145˚25.718E
  Host  plant:Rainforest sp Host  plant:Rainforest sp
  Date of photo:9 May 2010  Date of photo:9 May 2010 
  Field No.:619 Field No.:619
     
  Decaisnina congesta Decaisnina congesta
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Early buds
  Location:Kennedy Highway, Kuranda, North Queensland Location:Kennedy Highway, Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚ 49.3995S, 145˚ 37.542E GPS coordinates:16˚ 49.422S, 145˚ 37.495E
  Host  plant:Rainforest sp Host  plant:Rainforest sp
  Date of photo:25 April 2009 Date of photo:22 November  2009
  Field No.:452 Field No.:561
     
  Decaisnina congesta Decaisnina congesta
 
  Description:Buds Description:Whole plant
  Location:Kennedy Highway, Kuranda, North Queensland Location:Kennedy Highway, Kuranda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚ 49.3995S, 145˚ 37.542E GPS coordinates:16˚ 49.422S, 145˚ 37.495E
  Host  plant:Rainforest sp Host  plant:Rainforest sp
  Date of photo:25 April 2009 Date of photo:25 April 2009
  Field No.:452 Field No.:452
     
  Decaisnina congesta Decaisnina congesta
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Fruit
  Location:Kuranda Cemetery, North Queensland Location:Kuranda Cemetery, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.02S 145˚37.955E GPS coordinates:16˚49.02S 145˚37.955E
  Host  plant:Alphitonia excelsa Host  plant:Alphitonia excelsa
  Date of photo:13 March 2011 Date of photo:13 March 2011
  Field No.:U192 Field No.:U192
  Growing with Amyema conspicua  
     
  Decaisnina congesta Decaisnina congesta
 
  Description:Buds Description:Flowering plant
  Location:Kuranda Cemetery, North Queensland Location:Kuranda Cemetery, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.0230S 145˚37.9572E GPS coordinates:16˚49.0230S 145˚37.9572E
  Host  plant:Syncarpia glomerifera (FN:3679) Host  plant:Syncarpia glomerifera (FN:3679)
  Date of photo:8 November 2015 Date of photo:8 November 2015
  Field No.:3678 voucher specimen Field No.:3678 voucher specimen
     
     



References (accessed 9 September 2017):

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1984), Loranthaceae,Flora of Australia 22: 75-76

http://keys.trin.org.au:8080/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Decaisnina_congesta.htm

Barlow, B.A. (1993), Conspectus of the genera Amylotheca, Cyne, Decaisnina, Lampas, Lepeostegeres and Loxanthera (Loranthaceae). Blumea 38(1):77

 

 

 

 

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