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Amyema bifurcata  (Benth.) Tiegh
Forked Mistletoe
Widespread in northern Australia. On Eucalyptus/Corymbia  sp
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Amyema bifurcata Amyema bifurcata
Description:Flowers Description:Buds
Location: Alma Den to Chillagoe Road, North Queensland Location:Cook Highway, Clifton Beach, North Queensland
GPS coordinates: N/A GPS coordinates:16 46.531S, 145 40.530E
Host  plant:Eucalyptus sp Host  plant:Corymbia torelliana
Date of photo:23 October 2009 Date of photo:31 August 2008
Field No.: 555 Field No.: U18
   
Amyema bifurcata Amyema bifurcata
Description:Flowers Description:Buds
Location:Cook Highway,Clifton Beach, North Queensland Location:Greenvale, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:16 46.531S, 145 40.530E GPS coordinates:18 59.380S 144 53.999E
Host  plant:Corymbia torelliana Host  plant:Eucalyptus sp
Date of photo:5 July 2009 Date of photo:8 April 2009
Field No.: U19 Field No.: 433
   
Amyema bifurcata Amyema bifurcata
Description:Whole plant Description:Whole plant
Location:Emerald Creek Falls,North Queensland Location:Alma Den to Chillagoe Road, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:1703.178S, 145 32.483E GPS coordinates:1713.5810S, 14434.1421E
Host  plant:Eucalyptus platyphylla Host  plant:Corymbia confertiflora FN 3662
Date of photo:6 June 2010 Date of photo:18 October 2015
Field No.: 681 Field No.: 3661 voucher specimen
   
Amyema bifurcata Amyema bifurcata
Description:Plant as host for Viscum whitei (FN.:1610) Description:Plant on host
Location: Lynd Junction, North Queensland Location: Lynd Junction, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:1837.772S 14444.135E GPS coordinates:1837.772S 14444.135E
Host  plant:Corymbia dallachiana (FN.:1612) Host  plant:Corymbia dallachiana (FN.:1612)
Date of photo:23 August 2012 Date of photo:23 August 2012
Field No.:1611 voucher specimen Field No.: 1611 voucher specimen
   
Amyema bifurcata Amyema bifurcata
Description:Plant Description:Mistletoe on host
Location:Alma Den to Chillagoe Road, North Queensland Location:Alma Den to Chillagoe Road, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:1713.5810S, 14434.1421E GPS coordinates:1713.5810S, 14434.1421E
Host  plant:Corymbia confertiflora (FN.:3662) Host  plant:Corymbia confertiflora (FN.:3662)
Date of photo:18 October 2015 Date of photo:18 October 2015
Field No.: 3661 voucher specimen Field No.: 3661 voucher specimen
   
Amyema bifurcata Amyema bifurcata
Description:Leaves and fruit Description:Plant on host
Location:Newman, Western Australia Location:Newman, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:23˚18.2208S, 119°36.6390E GPS coordinates:23˚18.2208S, 119°36.6390E
Host  plant:Eucalyptus candida  (FN:5275 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Eucalyptus candida (FN:5275 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:3 August 2016 Date of photo:3 August 2016
Field No.: 5274 voucher speciman Field No.: 5274 voucher specimen
   
Amyema bifurcata Amyema bifurcata
Description:Leaves Description:Fruit
Location:Jasper Gorge Road, Timber Creek, Northern Territory Location:Jasper Gorge Road, Timber Creek, Northern Territory
GPS coordinates:15˚59.0478S, 130°36.9546E GPS coordinates:15˚59.0478S, 130°36.9546E
Host  plant:Corymbia dichromophloia  (FN:4099 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Corymbia dichromophloia  (FN:4099 voucher specimen )
Date of photo:12 July 2016 Date of photo:12 July 2016
Field No.: 4098 voucher specimen Field No.: 4098 voucher specimen
   
Amyema bifurcata Amyema bifurcata
Description:Host tree with mistletoe Description:Mistletoe on host
Location:Jasper Gorge Road, Timber Creek, Northern Territory Location:Jasper Gorge Road, Timber Creek, Northern Territory
GPS coordinates:15˚59.0478S, 130°36.9546E GPS coordinates:15˚59.0478S, 130°36.9546E
Host  plant:Corymbia dichromophloia  (FN:4099 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Corymbia dichromophloia  (FN:4099 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:12 July 2016 Date of photo:12 July 2016
Field No.: 4098 voucher specimen Field No.: 4098 voucher specimen



References (accessed  18 December 2016):

Barlow, B.A. in George, A.S., (Ed) (1984), Loranthaceae, Flora of Australia 22: 91-122

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

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

 

 

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