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Korthalsella japonica (Thunb.) Engl.
Korthalsella japonica subsp. brassiana (Blakely ex C.T.White) Barlow
Discovered in cloud forest on Mt Lewis, North Queensland.  A tiny parasitic plant  (4x6cm) well camouflaged on its host.

 
   
Korthalsella japonica subsp. brassiana Korthalsella japonica subsp. brassiana
 
Description:Whole plant on host Description:Fruit
Location:Mt Lewis, North Queensland Location:Mt Lewis, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:16°30.787S 145°16.109E GPS coordinates:16°30.787S 145°16.109E
Host plant: Myrsine sp Host plant: Myrsine sp
Date of photo:4 September 2011 Date of photo:4 September 2011
Field No.:980 Field No.:980
   
Korthalsella japonica subsp. brassiana Korthalsella japonica subsp. brassiana
Description:Flowers Description:Whole plant
Location:Mt Lewis, North Queensland Location:Mt Lewis, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:16°30.787S 145°16.109E GPS coordinates:16°30.787S 145°16.109E
Host plant: Myrsine sp Host plant: Myrsine sp
Date of photo:4 September 2011 Date of photo:4 September 2011
Field No.:980 Field No.:980
   
Korthalsella japonica subsp. brassiana Korthalsella japonica subsp. brassiana
Description:Flowers (1 - 1.5mm across) Description:Fruit  (1 - 1.5mm across)
Location:Mt Lewis, North Queensland Location:Mt Lewis, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:16°30.787S 145°16.109E GPS coordinates:16°30.787S 145°16.109E
Host plant: Myrsine sp Host plant: Myrsine sp
Date of photo:16 October 2011 Date of photo:16 October 2011
Field No.:U415 Field No.:U415
   
     
   

References (accessed 28 May 2017):

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984).
Viscaceae, Flora of Australia 22: 140 -144


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