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Diplatia tomentosa Barlow
Identified at 2 locations inland from Cairns, on Melaleuca sp. Endemic to North Queensland.

 
Diplatia tomentosa

Diplatia tomentosa
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location: Abbatoir Swamp, Mt Molloy, North Queensland Location: Abbatoir Swamp, Mt Molloy, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚ 38.155E, 145˚ 19.555S GPS coordinates: 16˚ 38.155E, 145˚ 19.555S
  Host plant:Melaleuca dealbata Host plant:Melaleuca dealbata
  Date of photo:18 October 2009 Date of photo:18 October 2009
  Field No.:U214 Field No.:U214
     
  Diplatia tomentosa Diplatia tomentosa
 
  Description:Whole plant Description:Fruits and bracts
  Location: Abbatoir Swamp, Mt Molloy, North Queensland Location: Abbatoir Swamp, Mt Molloy, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚ 38.155E, 145˚ 19.555S GPS coordinates: 16˚ 38.155E, 145˚ 19.555S
  Host plant:Melaleuca dealbata Host plant:Melaleuca dealbata
  Date of photo:17 November 2013 Date of photo:22 March 2009
  Field No.:2311 Field No.:U213
     
  Diplatia tomentosa Diplatia tomentosa
 
  Description:Bracts Description:Whole plant
  Location: Abbatoir Swamp, Mt Molloy, North Queensland Location: Abbatoir Swamp, Mt Molloy, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚ 38.155E, 145˚ 19.555S GPS coordinates: 16˚ 38.155E, 145˚ 19.555S
  Host plant:Melaleuca dealbata Host plant:Melaleuca dealbata
  Date of photo:18 October 2009 Date of photo:7 September 2008
  Field No.:U214 Field No.:306A
  Growing with Notothixos subaureus and Decaisnina brittenii  
     

 

References (accessed 4 July 2018):

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Loranthaceae. Flora of Australia 22: 123-124

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

 

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Diplatia tomentosa