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Notothixos subaureus Oliv.
Golden Mistletoe
Common in the rainforest along the east coast of Australia. Usually epiparasitic but does attach direct to rainforest trees in North Q
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  Notothixos subaureus Notothixos subaureus
     
Description:Flowers and leaves   Description:Whole plant
Location: Mt Molloy to Mossman Rd, Julatten, North Queensland  Location: Herberton, North Queensland 
  GPS coordinates:18˚36.833S ,145˚19.6390E GPS coordinates: 17˚23.2128S 145˚23.8062E
Host  plant:Amyema congener on Allocasuarina sp   Host  plant:Allocasuarina sp 
Date of photo:20 December 2008 Date of photo:11 October 2009 
  Field No.:334 Field No.:552
 
  Notothixos subaureus  Notothixos subaureus 
  Description:Flowers and Leaves Description:Whole plant
Location: Putty Rd, Blue Mountains, New South Wales Location: Mallacoota Rd, Victoria
GPS coordinates:33˚ 14.571S 150˚ 38.89E GPS coordinates:37˚30.646S 149˚ 40.969E
Host  plant:Muellerina eucalyptoides on Eucalyptus sp Host  plant:Dendrophthoe vitellina on Eucalyptus sp
  Date of photo:15 December 2010 Date of photo:17 December 2010
Field No.:798A Field No.:802A
     
  Notothixos subaureus  Notothixos subaureus 
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Flowers
  Location: Mt Molloy to Julatten Rd, North Queensland Location:Malanda, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:18˚36.833S ,145˚19.6390E GPS coordinates:N/A
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Rainforest tree
  Date of photo:20 December 2008 Date of photo:29 March 2009
  Field No.:334 Field No.:U478
     
  Notothixos subaureus  Notothixos subaureus 
 
Description:Whole plant Description:Whole plant
Location:Abbatoir Swamp, Julatten Rd, North Queensland Location:Lake Tinaroo (main carpark), North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:18˚36.833S ,145˚19.6390E GPS coordinates:17˚ 9.843S, 145° 41.962E
Host plant: Diplatia tomentosa on Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Amyema cambagei on Allocasuarina sp
Date of photo: 20 December 2008 Date of photo:16 August 2009
  Field No.:334 Field No.:540A
     
  Notothixos subaureus  Notothixos subaureus 
 
  Description:Whole plant Description:Whole plant
  Location:Mt Glorious, Southern  Queensland Location:Mt Glorious, Southern  Queensland
  GPS coordinates:27˚20.065S, 152°46.081E GPS coordinates:27˚20.065S, 152°46.081E
  Host plant: Benthamina alyxifolia on Macadamia sp Host plant: Benthamina alyxifolia on Macadamia sp
  Date of photo: 8 February 2014 Date of photo: 8 February 2014
  Field No.:2995 Field No.:2995
     
  Notothixos subaureus  Notothixos subaureus 
 
  Description:Flowers and fruit Description:Whole plant
  Location:Kuranda Cemetery, North Queensland Location:Kuranda Cemetery, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.0230S, 145°37.9572E GPS coordinates:16˚49.0230S, 145°37.9572E
  Host  plant:Litsea leefeana (FN:3677) Host  plant:Litsea leefeana (FN:3677)
  Date of photo:8 November 2015 Date of photo:8 November 2015
  Field No.:3676 voucher specimen Field No.:3676 voucher specimen
     
  Notothixos subaureus  Notothixos subaureus 
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Kuranda Cemetery, North Queensland Location:Kuranda Cemetery, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚49.0230S, 145°37.9572E GPS coordinates:16˚49.0230S, 145°37.9572E
  Host  plant:Litsea leefeana (FN:3677) Host  plant:Litsea leefeana (FN:3677)
  Date of photo:8 November 2015 Date of photo:8 November 2015
  Field No.:3676 voucher specimen Field No.:3676 voucher specimen
     
  Notothixos subaureus  Notothixos subaureus 
 
  Description:Plant with host Description:Plant with host
  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:Amyema cambagei (FN: 5762) on Casuarina sp (FN:5765) Host  plant:Amyema cambagei (FN: 5762) on Casuarina sp (FN:5765)
  Date of photo:13 November 2016 Date of photo:13 November 2016
  Field No.: 5763 Field No.: 5763
  Growing with Lysiana subfalcata (FN: 5764) Growing with Lysiana subfalcata (FN: 5764)
   




References (accessed 28 May 2017):

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Notothixos~subaureus

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

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984) Viscaceae. Flora of Australia 22: 137-140

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










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Notothixos subaureus