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Amyema melaleucae (Lehm. ex Miq.) Tiegh.
Melaleuca Mistletoe
Grows on the south coast of South Australia in Melaleuca sp. Also grows in south west Western Australia.

  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Flower and buds Description:Flower,  buds and leaves
  Location:Lincoln National Park,South Australia Location:Lincoln National Park,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚43.659S 135˚59.555E GPS coordinates:34˚43.659S 135˚59.555E 
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca sp
  Date of photo:18th November 2014 Date of photo:18th November 2014
  Field No.: 2958 Field No.: 2958
     
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location: Beachport to Robe,South Australia Location: Beachport to Robe,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:37˚11.631S 139˚50.361E GPS coordinates:37˚13.357S 139˚53.546E
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca sp
  Date of photo:22nd December 2010 Date of photo:22nd December 2010
  Field No.: 807 Field No.: 806
     
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Whole plant Description:Whole plant
  Location: Beachport to Robe, South Australia Location: Beachport to Robe,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:37˚13.357S  139˚.53.546E GPS coordinates:37˚13.357E 139˚53.546S
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca sp
  Date of photo:22nd December 2010 Date of photo:22nd December 2010
  Field No.: 806 Field No.: 806
     
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Whole plant
  Location:Mt Ragged to Balladonia, Western  Australia Location:Mt Ragged to Balladonia, Western  Australia
  GPS coordinates:33˚17.924S 123˚22.857E   GPS coordinates:33˚17.924S 123˚22.857E  
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca sp
  Date of photo:17th July 2014 Date of photo:17th July 2014
  Field No.: 2687 Field No.: 2687
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Plant Description:Buds
  Location:Lincoln National Park,South Australia Location:Flinders Highway,Smoky Bay,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚43.659S 135˚59.555E  GPS coordinates:32˚23.558S 133˚59.824E  
  Host  plant:Melaleuca sp Host  plant:Melaleuca lanceolata
  Date of photo:18th November 2014 Date of photo:16th November 2014
  Field No.: 2958 Field No.: 2940
     
  Amyema melaleucae Amyema melaleucae
 
  Description:Host with mistletoe Description:Plant on host
Location:Flinders Highway, Smoky Bay, South Australia Location:Flinders Highway, Smoky Bay, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:32˚23.558S 133˚59.824E    GPS coordinates:32˚23.558S 133˚59.824E  
  Host  plant:Melaleuca lanceolata Host  plant:Melaleuca lanceolata
  Date of photo:16th November 2014 Date of photo:16th November 2014
  Field No.: 2940 Field No.: 2940
     
   

References (accessed 29th June 2015):

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

http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2378

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

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

 

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Amyema melaleucae