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Dendrophthoe acacioides (A. Cunn. ex Benth.) Tiegh.

Dendrophthoe acacioides (A. Cunn. ex Benth.) Tiegh. subsp. acacioides
Growing in the Kimberleys in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.The flowers can be yellow or red.

   
Dendrophthoe acacioides subsp. acacioides Dendrophthoe acacioides subsp. acacioides
Description:Flower Description:Buds and leaves
Location: Kununurra to Wyndham, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location: Kununurra to Wyndham, Kimberleys, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:15˚52.0127S, 128°55.0006E GPS coordinates:15˚52.0127S, 128°55.0006E
Host  plant:Adansonia gregorii (FN:5009) Host  plant:Adansonia gregorii (FN:5009)
Date of photo:13 July 2016 Date of photo:13 July 2016
Field No.:5008 voucher specimen Field No.:5008 voucher specimen
   
Dendrophthoe acacioides subsp. acacioides Dendrophthoe acacioides subsp. acacioides
Description:Plant on host Description:Whole plant
Location: Kununurra to Wyndham, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location: Kununurra to Wyndham, Kimberleys, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:15˚52.0127S, 128°55.0006E GPS coordinates:15˚52.0127S, 128°55.0006E
Host  plant:Adansonia gregorii (FN:5009) Host  plant:Adansonia gregorii (FN:5009)
Date of photo:13 July 2016 Date of photo:13 July 2016
Field No.:5008 voucher specimen Field No.:5008 voucher specimen
   
Dendrophthoe acacioides subsp. acacioides Dendrophthoe acacioides subsp. acacioides
Description:Flower Description:Plant on host
Location:Derby Wharf, Derby, Western Australia Location:Derby Wharf, Derby, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:17˚17.6646S, 123°36.5178E GPS coordinates:17˚17.6646S, 123°36.5178E
Host  plant:Acacia tumida (FN:5123 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Acacia tumida (FN:5123 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:22  July 2016 Date of photo:22  July 2016
Field No.:5122 voucher  specimen Field No.:5122 voucher  specimen
   
Dendrophthoe  acacioides subsp. acacioides Dendrophthoe  acacioides subsp. acacioides
Description:Plant on host Description:Warty developing fruit
Location: Mitchell Falls Walk, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location: Mitchell Falls Walk, Kimberleys, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:14˚49.4970S, 125°41.8062E GPS coordinates:14˚49.4970S, 125°41.8062E
Host  plant:Acacia gracillima  (FN:5069 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Acacia gracillima  (FN:5069 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:17 July 2016 Date of photo:17 July 2016
Field No.:5068 voucher specimen Field No.:5068 voucher specimen
   
Dendrophthoe  acacioides subsp. acacioides Dendrophthoe  acacioides subsp. acacioides
Description:Flower and leaves Description:Flower and leaves
Location: Mitchell Falls Walk, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location: Mitchell Falls Walk, Kimberleys, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:14˚49.4970S, 125°41.8062E GPS coordinates:14˚49.4970S, 125°41.8062E
Host  plant:Acacia gracillima  (FN:5069 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Acacia gracillima  (FN:5069 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:17 July 2016 Date of photo:17 July 2016
Field No.:5068 voucher specimen Field No.:5068 voucher specimen
   
Dendrophthoe acacioides subsp. acacioides Dendrophthoe acacioides subsp. acacioides
Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Plant on host
Location: Port Keats Rd, Northern Territory Location: Port Keats Rd, Northern Territory
GPS coordinates:13˚46.2942S, 13037.6680E GPS coordinates:13˚46.2942S, 13037.6680E
Host  plant:Unknown Host  plant:Unknown
Date of photo:29 May 2018 Date of photo:29 May 2018
Field No.:6642 Field No.:6642
   
   




References (accessed 3 July 2018):

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Loranthaceae. Flora of Australia 22: 127-129

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2392


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Page edited 9 July 2018
Roger Fryer and Jill Newland  2017 - 2018

 

 

 

Dendrophthoe acacioides