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Dendrophthoe homoplastica (Blakely) Danser
Grows in the dry savannah inland from Cairns and south in the Great Dividing Range.

   
Dendrophthoe homoplastica Dendrophthoe homoplastica
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers and leaves
Location:Ewamian Creek, Talaroo, Mt Surprise, North Queensland Location:Ewamian Creek, Talaroo, Mt Surprise, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:18˚07.5546S, 14356.5452E GPS coordinates:18˚07.5546S, 14356.5452E
Host  plant:Lophostemon grandflorus (FN 6513) Host  plant:Lophostemon grandflorus (FN 6513)
Date of photo:26 April 2018 Date of photo:26 April 2018
Field No.:6512 voucher specimen Field No.:6512 voucher specimen
   
Dendrophthoe homoplastica Dendrophthoe homoplastica
Description:Flowers Description:Haustorium
Location:Ewamian Creek, Talaroo, Mt Surprise, North Queensland Location:Ewamian Creek, Talaroo, Mt Surprise, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:18˚07.5546S, 14356.5452E GPS coordinates:18˚07.5546S, 14356.5452E
Host  plant:Lophostemon grandflorus (FN 6513) Host  plant:Lophostemon grandflorus (FN 6513)
Date of photo:26 April 2018 Date of photo:26 April 2018
Field No.:6512 vouchered Field No.:6512 vouchered
   
Dendrophthoe homoplastica Dendrophthoe homoplastica
Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
Location:Ewamian Creek, Talaroo, Mt Surprise, North Queensland Location:Ewamian Creek, Talaroo, Mt Surprise, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:18˚07.5546S, 14356.5452E GPS coordinates:18˚07.5546S, 14356.5452E
Host  plant:Lophostemon grandflorus (FN 6513) Host  plant:Lophostemon grandflorus (FN 6513)
Date of photo:26 April 2018 Date of photo:26 April 2018
Field No.:6512 vouchered Field No.:6512 vouchered
   
Dendrophthoe homoplastica Dendrophthoe homoplastica
Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Plant
Location: Elgin Downs, NW of Clermont, North Queensland Location: Rolleston, Central Queensland
GPS coordinates:21˚59.623S 145˚55.569E GPS coordinates:23˚57.556S 148˚57.685E
Host  plant:Unknown Host  plant:Eucalyptus populnea
Date of photo:24 July 2011 Date of photo:26 July 2011
Field No.:897 Field No.: 906G
  Epiparasite:Viscum articulatum
   
Dendrophthoe homoplastica Dendrophthoe homoplastica
Description:Flower and leaves Description:Plant
Location:Stannary Hills, North Queensland Location: Kennedy Highway, Petford, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚18.492S 145˚13.993E GPS coordinates:17˚16.361S 144˚59.016E
Host  plant:Unknown Host  plant::Eucalyptus crebra
Date of photo:25 April 2009 Date of photo:25 January 2009
Field No.: 462 Field No.: U201
  Epiparasite:Viscum articulatum
   
Dendrophthoe homoplastica Dendrophthoe homoplastica
Description:Flowers and Leaves Description:Fruit and Leaves
Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚8.972S 144˚31.481E GPS coordinates:17˚8.972S 144˚31.481E
Host  plant:Lophostemon grandiflorus Host  plant:Lophostemon grandiflorus
Date of photo:17 October 2010 Date of photo:17 October 2010
Field No.: 766 Field No.:  766
Growing with Decaisnina brittenii and Viscum articulatum Growing with Decaisnina brittenii  and Viscum articulatum
   
Dendrophthoe homoplastica Dendrophthoe homoplastica
Description:Flower, fruit and leaves Description:Plant on host
Location:Chillagoe Weir, North Queensland Location:Chillagoe Weir, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚8.9352S 144˚31.3434E GPS coordinates:17˚8.9352S 144˚31.3434E
Host  plant:Lophostemon grandiflorus (FN:3660) Host  plant:Lophostemon grandiflorus (FN:3660)
Date of photo:18 October 2015 Date of photo:18 October 2015
Field No.:3659 voucher specimen Field No.:3659 voucher specimen
   
Dendrophthoe homoplastica Dendrophthoe homoplastica
Description:Whole plant Description:Whole plant
Location:Stannary Hills, North Queensland Location:Kennedy Highway, Petford, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚18.492S 145˚13.993E GPS coordinates:17˚16.361S 144˚59.016E
Host  plant:Unknown Host  plant:Eucalyptus crebra
Date of photo:25 April 2009 Date of photo:25 January 2009
Field No.: 462 Field No.: U201
  Epiparasite:Viscum articulatum
   
 

References (accessed 3 July 2018):

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

https://www.jcu.edu.au/discover-nature-at-jcu/plants/plants-by-scientific-name2/dendrophthoe-homoplastica

Williams, K.A.W. (1984), Native Plants of Queensland 2: 104


 

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Dendrophthoe homoplastica