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Amyema maidenii (Blakely) Barlow
Pale - leaved Mistletoe
There are 2 subspecies, both featured here, subsp.
maidenii and subsp. angustifolia.
 
Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii (Blakely) Barlow
Widespread in arid Australia on mulga (Acacia aneura).


  Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Whole plant
  Location: 47K S of Dajarra, North Western Queensland Location:47K S of Dajarra, North Western  Queensland
  GPS coordinates:22˚ 05.295S, 139˚ 36.903E GPS coordinates:22˚ 05.295S, 139˚ 36.903E
  Host  plant:Acacia aneura Host  plant:Acacia aneura
  Date of photo:27 June 2009 Date of photo:27 June 2009
  Field No.: 507 Field No.: 507
     
  Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii
 
  Description:Plants in host tree Description:Flowers
  Location:47K S of Dajarra, North Western Queensland Location:Windorah Town Common,Windorah,Queensland
  GPS coordinates:22˚ 05.295S, 139˚ 36.903E GPS coordinates:25˚ 23.319S 142˚ 40.964E
  Host  plant:Acacia aneura Host  plant:Acacia aneura
  Date of photo:27 June 2009 Date of photo:1 July  2009
  Field No.: 507 Field No.: 521A
     
  Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii
 
  Description:Plant on host Description:Germinating seed showing initial attachment of haustoria
  Location:45K N of Warburton,  Western Australia Location:45K N of Warburton,  Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:25˚53.733S 126˚53.782E GPS coordinates:25˚53.733S 126˚53.782E
  Host  plant:Acacia aneura Host  plant:Acacia aneura
  Date of photo:15 August 2012 Date of photo:15 August 2012
  Field No.:1239 Field No.:1239
     
  Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii
 
  Description: Whole plant Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Olive Downs to Murty Murty, North Eastern South Australia Location:Olive Downs to Murty Murty, North Eastern South Australia
  GPS coordinates:29˚00.9528S 141˚50.4882E GPS coordinates:29˚00.9528S 141˚50.4882E
  Host  plant:Acacia aneura Host  plant:Acacia aneura
  Date of photo:1 August 2011 Date of photo:1 August 2011
  Field No.: 928 Field No.: 928
     
  Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii
 
  Description:Mature fruits on a rainy day Description:Flowers showing green inner to petals
  Location:Charleville,Queensland Location:Alice Springs, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:23˚45.109S 133˚54.656E
  Host  plant:Acacia aneura Host  plant:Acacia aneura
  Date of photo:10 August 2010 Date of photo:1 October 2010
  Field No.: U29 Field No.: 753
     
  Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii
 
  Description:Plant Description:Flowers and buds
  Location:123K W of Cape Crawford, Northern Territory Location:46K N of Warburton, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:16˚29.4426S 134˚28.9878E GPS coordinates:25˚53.6150S 126˚53.9560E
  Host  plant:Acacia aneura (FN:4078 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Acacia aneura (FN:5662 voucher specimen)
  Date of photo:10 July 2016 Date of photo:29 August 2016
  Field No.: 4077 voucher Field No.:5661 voucher
     
  Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii Amyema maidenii subsp. maidenii
 
  Description:Plant Description:Host with mistletoe
  Location:46K N of Warburton, Western Australia Location:46K N of Warburton, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:25˚53.6150S 126˚53.9560E GPS coordinates:25˚53.6150S 126˚53.9560E
  Host  plant:Acacia aneura (FN:5662 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Acacia aneura (FN:5662 voucher specimen)
  Date of photo:29 August 2016 Date of photo:29 August 2016
  Field No.:5661 voucher Field No.:5661 voucher
     
     

Amyema maidenii subsp. angustifolia Barlow                                                                      
This subspecies is sparsely tomentose. Identified on Acacia sp. The White Mountains specimens are out of range for the subsp. and voucher specimens have been sent for formal identification.
 
  Amyema maidenii subsp. angustifolia Amyema maidenii subsp. angustifolia
 
  Description:Flowers and buds Description:Immature fruits and buds
  Location:88K N of Aramac,Torrens Ck Rd, Central Queensland Location:88K N of Aramac,Torrens Ck Rd, Central Queensland
  GPS coordinates:22˚ 19.071S,145˚  04.710E GPS coordinates:22˚ 19.071S,145˚  04.710E
  Host  plant:Acacia sutherlandii Host  plant:Acacia sutherlandii
  Date of photo:2 July 2009 Date of photo:2 July 2009
  Field No.: 529 Field No.: 529
     
  Amyema maidenii subsp. angustifolia Amyema maidenii subsp. angustifolia
 
  Description:Whole plant Description:Plant and Host
  Location:88K N of Aramac,Torrens Ck Rd, Central Queensland Location:88K N of Aramac,Torrens Ck Rd, Central Queensland
  GPS coordinates:22˚ 19.071S,145˚  04.710E GPS coordinates:22˚ 19.071S, 145˚  04.710E
  Host  plant:Acacia sutherlandii Host  plant:Acacia sutherlandii
  Date of photo:2 July 2009 Date of photo:2 July 2009
  Field No.: 529 Field No.: 529
     
  Amyema maidenii subsp. angustifolia Amyema maidenii subsp. angustifolia
 
  Description:Leaves Description:Plant showing leaf shape in comparison with host
  Location:  Flinders Highway, White Mountains, North  Queensland Location:  Flinders Highway, White Mountains, North  Queensland
  Host  plant:Acacia shirleyi Host  plant:Acacia shirleyi
  GPS coordinates:20˚42.437S 145˚13.855E GPS coordinates:20˚42.437S 145˚13.855E
  Growing with Amyema quandang var. bancroftii Growing with Amyema quandang var. bancroftii
  Date of photo:10 June 2012 Date of photo:25 April 2011
  Field No.:1083 voucher specimen Field No.: 851
     
  Amyema maidenii subsp.angustifolia Amyema maidenii subsp. angustifolia
 
  Description:Plant in host tree Description:Flowers close-up
  Location:  Flinders Highway, White Mountains, North  Queensland Location:  Flinders Highway, White Mountains, North  Queensland
  Host  plant:Acacia shirleyi Host  plant:Acacia shirleyi
  GPS coordinates:20˚42.437S 145˚13.855E GPS coordinates:20˚42.437S 145˚13.855E
  Growing with Amyema quandang var. bancroftii Growing with Amyema quandang var. bancroftii
  Date of photo:10 June 2012 Date of photo:10 June 2012
  Field No.:1083 voucher specimen Field No.:1083 voucher specimen
     
  Amyema maidenii subsp. angustifolia Amyema maidenii subsp. angustifolia
 
  Description:Buds Description:Buds
  Location:  106K N of Cunnamulla, Western Queensland Location:  106K N of Cunnamulla, Western Queensland
  Host  plant:Acacia aneura (FN:3849) Host  plant:Acacia aneura (FN:3849)
  GPS coordinates:27˚11.395S 145˚59.587E GPS coordinates:27˚11.395S 145˚59.587E
  Date of photo:13 January 2016 Date of photo:13 January 2016
  Field No.: 3848  voucher specimen Field No.: 3848  voucher specimen
     
 

 

 

References (accessed 18 December 2016):

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

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?genus=Amyema&species=maidenii

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

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