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Notothixos leiophyllus K.Schum.
Similar to Notothixos subaureus but with different flower spikes.

     
  Notothixos  leiophyllus Notothixos leiophyllus
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location: Hopevale Rd, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Mt Lewis Rd, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15°20.628S 145°01.894E GPS coordinates:1632.246S 14517.273E
  Host  plant:Unknown Host  plant: Pullea stutzeri FN:1712)
  Date of photo:29 September 2012 Date of photo:11 November 2012
  Field No:1629 Field No: 1711 voucher specimen
     
  Notothixos  leiophyllus Notothixos  leiophyllus
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Whole plant
  Location: K Tree Road, Palmerston, North Queensland Location: K Tree Road, Palmerston, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17°37.8120S 145°44.0480E GPS coordinates:17°37.8120S 145°44.0480E
  Host  plant:Pullea stutzeri Host  plant:Pullea stutzeri
  Date of photo:20 December 2015 Date of photo:20 December 2015
  Field No:3695 voucher specimen Field No:3695 voucher specimen
 
The plants below have flower spikes intermediate between Notothixos leiophyllus and Notothixos subaureus
 
   Notothixos forma leiophyllus Notothixos forma leiophyllus
 
  Description:Flowers, fruit  and Leaves Description:Small plant 
  Location: Millaa Millaa Falls, North Queensland Location: Millaa Millaa Falls, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚29.5236S,145˚36.8958E GPS coordinates: 17˚29.5236S,145˚36.8958E
  Host  plant:Rainforest tree on roadside Host  plant:Rainforest tree on roadside
  Date of photo:18 April 2010 Date of photo:18 April 2010
  Field No.:599 Field No.:599
     
   Notothixos forma leiophyllus Notothixos forma leiophyllus
 
  Description:Whole plant Description:Whole plant
  Location: Millaa Millaa Falls, North Queensland Location: Millaa Millaa Falls, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚29.5236S,145˚36.8958E GPS coordinates: 17˚29.5236S,145˚36.8958E
  Host  plant:Rainforest tree on roadside Host  plant:Rainforest tree on roadside
  Date of photo:18 April 2010 Date of photo:18 April 2010
  Field No.:599 Field No.:599
     
   Notothixos forma leiophyllus Notothixos forma leiophyllus
 
  Description:Close up of flowers Description:Close up of flowers
  Location: Westcott Rd, Topaz, North Queensland Location: Westcott Rd,Topaz, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚24.6558S,145˚42.0467E GPS coordinates: 17˚24.6558S,145˚42.0467E
  Host  plant:Rainforest tree on roadside Host  plant:Rainforest tree on roadside
  Date of photo:6 June 2012 Date of photo::6 June 2012
Field No:875A Field No:875A
     
     

 

References (accessed 28 May 2017):

http://keys.trin.org.au:8080/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Notothixos_leiophyllus.htm
 
Barlow, B.A. in George A.S. (ed.), (1984) Viscaceae. Flora of Australia 22: 137-140

Barlow, B.A. (1983), A revision of the genus Notothixos (Viscaceae). Brunonia 6(1)1-24

 

 

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Notothixos leiophyllus