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Amyema linophylla (Fenzl) Tiegh.
Two subspecies are recognised - both are featured here.

Amyema linophyllasubsp.linophylla
 Amyema linophylla  subsp.  orientalis
Amyema linophylla (Fenzl) Tiegh. subsp. linophylla
This subspecies grows in Western Australia.
   
 
Amyema linophylla subsp. linophylla Amyema linophylla subsp. linophylla
Description:Flowers and buds Description:Flowers and leaves
Location:Watheroo Rd, Western Australia Location:Ross Graham Lookout, Murchison River, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:30˚19.124S 116˚14.768E GPS coordinates:27˚48.707S 114˚28.370E
Host  plant:Casuarina sp (FN: 3604) Host  plant:Casuarina obesa (FN: 3370)
Date of photo:31 August 2015 Date of photo:26 August 2015
Field No.:3603 Field No.:3369
   
Amyema linophylla subsp. linophylla Amyema linophylla subsp. linophylla
Description:Branch Description:Flowers
Location:Ross Graham Lookout, Murchison River, Western Australia Location:Ross Graham Lookout, Murchison River, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:27˚48.707S 114˚28.370E GPS coordinates:27˚48.707S 114˚28.370E
Host  plant:Casuarina obesa (FN: 3370) Host  plant:Casuarina obesa (FN: 3370)
Date of photo:26 August 2015 Date of photo:26 August 2015
Field No.:3369 Field No.:3369
   
Amyema linophylla subsp. linophylla Amyema linophylla subsp. linophylla
Description:Whole plant Description:Whole plant
Location:Watheroo Rd, Western Australia Location:Ross Graham Lookout, Murchison River, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:30˚19.124S 116˚14.768E GPS coordinates:27˚48.707S 114˚28.370E
Host  plant:Casuarina sp (FN:3604) Host  plant:Casuarina obesa (FN: 3370)
Date of photo:31 August 2015 Date of photo:26 August 2015
Field No.:3603 Field No.:3369
   
Amyema linophylla subsp. linophylla Amyema linophylla subsp. linophylla
Description:Whole plant Description:Buds
Location:Garrett Road Bridge, Swan River, Perth, Western Australia Location:Garrett Road Bridge, Swan River, Perth, Western Australia
GPS coordinates:31˚56.0352S, 115°55.0584E GPS coordinates:31˚56.0352S, 115°55.0584E
Host  plant:Casuarina obesa (FN: 5517 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Casuarina obesa (FN: 5517 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:14 August 2016 Date of photo:14 August 2016
Field No.:5516 voucher Field No.:5516 voucher
   
   
 
 
   
  Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis Barlow
Buloke Mistletoe
Widespead in western New South Wales on Casuarina sp and also found in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.
   
       
   
Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis
Description:Flower Description:Flowers
Location:81K N of Hillston, New South Wales Location:81K N of Hillston, New South Wales
GPS coordinates:32˚57.371S, 145°53.266E GPS coordinates:32˚57.371S, 145°53.266E
Host  plant:Casuarina sp (FN 3842) Host  plant:Casuarina sp (FN 3842)
Date of photo:12 January 2015 Date of photo:12 January 2015
Field No.:3841 Field No.:3841
   
Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis
Description:Flowers and buds Description:Flowers
Location:Road from Wanaaring to Wilcannia, New South Wales Location:Road from Wanaaring to Wilcannia, New South Wales
GPS coordinates:30˚37.418S 143˚38.150E GPS coordinates:30˚37.418S 143˚38.150E
Host  plant:Casuarina cristata Host  plant:Casuarina cristata
Date of photo:9 January 2012 Date of photo:9 January 2012
Field No.:1012 Field No.:1012
Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis
Description:Whole plant Description:Flowers
Location:Road from Wanaaring to Wilcannia, New South Wales Location:Road from Wanaaring to Wilcannia, New South Wales
GPS coordinates:30˚37.418S 143˚38.150E GPS coordinates:30˚37.418S 143˚38.150E
Host  plant:Casuarina cristata Host  plant:Casuarina cristata
Date of photo:9 January 2012 Date of photo:9 January 2012
Field No.:1012 Field No.:1012
Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis
Description:Fruit Description:Fruit and leaves
Location:Road from Wilcannia to White Cliffs, New South Wales Location:Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia
GPS coordinates:31˚21.187S 143˚11.181E GPS coordinates:31˚07.674S 138˚30.082E
Host  plant:Casuarina cristata Host  plant:Casuarina sp
Date of photo:30 July 2011 Date of photo:6 August 2011
Field No.:919 Field No.:932
   
Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis
Description:Fruit Description:Buds
Location:Road from Mundubbera to Dalby, Queensland Location:81K N of Hillston, New South Wales
GPS coordinates:26˚28.395S 151˚08.689E GPS coordinates:32˚57.371S, 145°53.266E
Host  plant:Casuarina sp Host  plant:Casuarina sp (FN 3842)
Date of photo:13 Dec 2010 Date of photo:12 January 2015
Field No.:788 Field No.:3841
   
         

 

References (accessed 11 December 2016):

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

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2375

 
 

 

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