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Lysiana subfalcata (Hook.) Barlow
Northern Mistletoe
Widespread in Queensland.  There are red and yellow forms.
 
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
Location:Mt Edith, Danbulla National Park, North Queensland Location:Mt Edith, Danbulla National Park, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚ 06.389S,145˚ 32.917E GPS coordinates:17˚ 06.389S,145˚ 32.917E
Host  plant:Allocasuarina torulosa Host  plant:Allocasuarina torulosa
Date of photo:10 July 2011 Date of photo:10 July 2011
Field No.:884A Field No.:884A
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Buds Description:Flowers
Location:Mt Edith, Danbulla National Park, North Queensland Location:Mt Edith, Danbulla National Park, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚ 06.4458S,145˚32.8866E GPS coordinates:17˚ 06.4458S,145˚32.8866E
Host  plant:Allocasuarina torulosa (FN5738) Host  plant:Allocasuarina torulosa (FN5738)
Date of photo:6 November 2016 Date of photo:6 November 2016
Field No.:5737 voucher  specimen Field No.:5737 voucher  specimen
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Flowers Description:Plant
Location: Paluma Range, North Queensland Location: Paluma Range, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:19˚ 00.027S,146˚ 15.598E GPS coordinates:19˚ 00.027S,146˚ 15.598E
Host  plant:Allocasuarina sp Host  plant:Allocasuarina sp
Date of photo:10 April 2009 Date of photo:10 April 2009
Field No.:449 Field No.:449
Update 2011:The tree with this plant was destroyed in Cyclone Yasi 2011. Other plants were identified locally in 2016.
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Plant Description:Flowers
Location: Flinders Highway,White Mountains, North  Queensland Location: Flinders Highway, White Mountains, North  Queensland
GPS coordinates:20˚42.420S 145˚ 13.849E GPS coordinates:20˚42.420S 145˚ 13.849E
Host  plant:Santalum lanceolatum (FN1085) Host  plant:Santalum lanceolatum (FN1085)
Date of photo:10 June 2012 Date of photo:10 June 2012
Field No.:1084 voucher specimen Field No.:1084 voucher specimen
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Whole plant Description:Buds
Location: Paluma turnoff, Bruce Highway,North Queensland Location: Paluma turnoff, Bruce Highway,North Queensland
GPS coordinates:19˚ 6.029S, 146˚ 27.909E GPS coordinates:19˚ 6.029S, 146˚ 27.909E
Host  plant:Acacia leptocarpa Host  plant:Acacia leptocarpa
Date of photo: 5 April 2010 Date of photo: 5 April 2010
Field No.:592 Field No.:592
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Whole plant on host Description:Buds
Location: Rollingstone, Bruce Highway, North Queensland Location: Rollingstone, Bruce Highway, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:18˚06.0306S, 146˚27.9138E GPS coordinates:18˚06.0306S, 146˚27.9138E
Host  plant:Acacia leptocarpa (FN:3925) Host  plant:Acacia leptocarpa (FN:3925)
Date of photo: 28 March 2016 Date of photo: 28 March 2016
Field No.:3924 voucher  specimen Field No.:3924 voucher  specimen
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
 
Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
Location: Kuranda Range, North Queensland Location: Kewarra Beach, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:16˚ 50.818S, 145˚ 40.999S GPS coordinates:16˚ 47.554S, 145˚ 41.119E
Host  plant:Growing on Amyema queenslandica on Melia azedarach Host  plant:Acacia leptocarpa
Date of photo:13 June 2010 Date of photo:31 May 2008
Field No.:690 Field No.:U447
Growing in same tree: Dendrophthoe curvata
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Fruit Description:Flower
Location: Road to Trephina Gorge, Alice Springs,Central Australia Location: Road to Trephina Gorge, Alice Springs,Central Australia
GPS coordinates:23˚34.140S 134˚ 22.931E GPS coordinates:23˚34.140S 134˚ 22.931E
Host  plant:Acacia salicina Host  plant:Acacia salicina
Date of photo:1 October 2010 Date of photo:1 October 2010
Field No.:757A Field No.:757A
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Flowers (yellow form) Description:Flowers and leaves
Location: Roma Hospital car park, Roma, Western  Queensland Location: Blackall, Western  Queensland
GPS coordinates:26˚33.9165S 148˚46.5693E GPS coordinates:N/A
Host  plant:Bauhinia carronii Host  plant:Bauhinia carronii
Date of photo:11 August 2009 Date of photo:24 March 2009
Field No.:U448 Field No.:U449
Photograph featured in Moss & Kendall Photograph featured in Moss & Kendall
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Whole plant Description:Whole plant
Location: Roma to Surat, Southern  Queensland Location: Louth, New South Wales
GPS coordinates:26˚45.005S, 148˚54.868E GPS coordinates:30˚25.017S, 145˚29.788E
Host  plant:Unknown Host  plant:Unknown
Date of photo:11 December  2012 Date of photo:29 July 2011
Field No.:1745 Field No.:917
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Plant on host Description:Flowers and fruit
Location: S of Cunnamulla, Western Queensland Location: Cooper's Creek, Windorah, Western Queensland
GPS coordinates 28 ˚25.222S, 145˚ 45.152E GPS coordinates:N/A
Host  plant:Acacia oswaldii (FN:3845) Host  plant:Unknown
Date of photo:13 January 2016 Date of photo:1 July 2009
Field No.:3844 voucher  specimen Field No.:U450
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Bud Description:Plant
Location: S of Cunnamulla, Western Queensland Location: S of Cunnamulla, Western Queensland
GPS coordinates:28˚25.222S, 145˚45.152E GPS coordinates:28˚25.222S, 145˚45.152E
Host  plant:Acacia oswaldii  (FN:3845) Host  plant:Acacia oswaldii  (FN:3845)
Date of photo:13 January 2016 Date of photo:13 January 2016
Field No.:3844 voucher  specimen Field No.:3844 voucher  specimen
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Plant on host Description:Fruit
Location: 17K E of Cloncurry, North West Queensland Location: 17K E of Cloncurry, North West Queensland
GPS coordinates:20˚44.1030S, 140°42.5530E GPS coordinates:20˚44.1030S, 140°42.5530E
Host  plant:Vachellia farnesiana (FN:5700) Host  plant:Vachellia farnesiana (FN:5700)
Date of photo:3 September 2016 Date of photo:3 September 2016
Field No.:5699 voucher  specimen Field No.:5699 voucher  specimen
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Plant on host Description:Plant
Location: 22K W of Croydon, North Queensland Location: 22K W of Croydon, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:18˚04.9920S, 142°04.9644E GPS coordinates:18˚04.9920S, 142°04.9644E
Host  plant:Bauhinia carronii (FN:4051) Host  plant:Bauhinia carronii (FN:4051)
Date of photo:3 September 2016 Date of photo:3 September 2016
Field No.:4050 voucher specimen Field No.:4050 voucher specimen
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Plant Description:Flowers and leaves
Location: Shorncliff Boatramp, Brisbane, Southern Queensland Location: Shorncliff Boatramp, Brisbane, Southern Queensland
GPS coordinates:27˚20.0460S  153˚04.8618E GPS coordinates:27˚20.0460S  153˚04.8618E
Host  plant:Casuarina sp (FN:5765) Host  plant:Casuarina sp (FN:5765)
Date of photo:13 November 2016 Date of photo:13 November 2016
Field No.: 5764 Field No.: 5764
Growing with Amyema cambagei (FN: 5762) Growing with Amyema cambagei (FN: 5762)
   
Lysiana subfalcata Lysiana subfalcata
Description:Flower Description:Plant
Location:Maytown, North Queensland Location:Maytown, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:16˚03.0720S, 14417.3478E GPS coordinates:16˚03.0720S, 14417.3478E
Host  plant: Grevillea parallela (FN:6024) Host  plant: Grevillea parallela (FN:6024)
Date of photo:28 July 2017 Date of photo:28 July 2017
Field No.:6203 voucher specimen Field No.:6203 voucher specimen
   
   



References (accessed 5 July 2018)

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1984) Flora of Australia 22: 80-86

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

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


Moss J.T. & Kendall R., (2016) Mistletoes of Subtropical Queensland, NewSouth Wales and Victoria, Butterfly & Other Invertebrates Club Inc.

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