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Amyema whitei (Blakely) Danser
High in the rainforest in the mountains behind Cairns, identified at Mt Lewis,Mt Bartle Frere, Kauri Creek and Lamin's Hill at the back of Mt Bartle Frere. A beautiful plant.
   
Amyema whitei Amyema whitei
Description:Buds and Flowers Description: Flowers
Location: Mt Lewis, North Queensland Location: Mt Lewis, North Queensland
Altitude: 961 m Altitude: 961 m
GPS coordinates:16˚35.579S, 145˚16.519E
GPS coordinates:16˚35.579S, 145˚16.519E
Host  plant:Rainforest sp Host  plant:Rainforest sp
Date of photo:8 August 2010 Date of photo:8 August 2010
Field No.:746 Field No.:746
Growing in same tree:Amyema queenslandica  
Flowering 22nd May 2011, tree died 2013  
   
Amyema whitei Amyema whitei
Description: :Whole plant Description:Whole plant
Location: Mt Lewis, North Queensland Location:Mt Lewis (end of road), North Queensland
Altitude: 961 m GPS coordinates:16˚30.639S, 145˚16.166E
GPS coordinates:16˚35.579S, 145˚16.519E Altitude: 1225 m
Host  plant:Rainforest sp Host  plant:Rainforest tree
Date of photo:8 August 2010 Date of photo:22 September 2013
Field No.:746 Field No.:2230A
   
Amyema whitei Amyema whitei
Description:Buds Description:Whole plant
Location:Mt Lewis (end of road), North Queensland Location:Mt Lewis (end of road), North Queensland
GPS coordinates:16˚30.639S, 145˚16.166E GPS coordinates:16˚30.639S, 145˚16.166E
Altitude: 1225 m Altitude: 1225 m
Host  plant:Melastoma malabathricum Host  plant:Melastoma malabathricum
Date of photo:8 August 2010 Date of photo:8 August 2010
Field No.:747 Field No.:747
   
Amyema whitei Amyema whitei
Description:Whole plant Description:Flowers
Location:Lamin's Hill, Malanda, North Queensland Location:Kauri Ck, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚ 22.448S, 145˚43.404E GPS coordinates:17˚06.670S, 145˚33.947E 
Altitude: 788m Altitude: 1181 m
Host  plant:Rainforest sp Host  plant:Rainforest sp
Date of photo:22 August 2010 Date of photo:10 July 2011
Field No.:749 Field No.:886
   
Amyema whitei Amyema whitei
Description:Bud Description:Leaves
Host  plant:Rainforest sp Host  plant:Rainforest sp
Location:Summit, Mt Bartle Frere, North Queensland Location:Summit, Mt Bartle Frere, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚ 23.984S, 145˚49.131E GPS coordinates:17˚ 23.984S, 145˚49.131E
Date of photo:7 July 2011 Date of photo:7 July 2011
Field No.: U56 Field No.:U56
   
Amyema whitei Amyema whitei
Description:Bud Description:Leaves
Location:Topaz, North Queensland Location:Topaz, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚24.7284S, 145°42.4260E GPS coordinates:17˚24.7284S, 145°42.4260E
Host  plant:Rainforest sp (FN:5732 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Rainforest sp (FN:5732 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:16 October 2016 Date of photo:16 October 2016
Field No.: 5731 voucher Field No.: 5731 voucher
   
Amyema whitei Amyema whitei
Description:Whole plant Description:Plant on host
Location:Topaz, North Queensland Location:Topaz, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚24.7284S, 145°42.4260E GPS coordinates:17˚24.7284S, 145°42.4260E
Host  plant:Rainforest sp (FN:5732 voucher specimen) Host  plant:Rainforest sp (FN:5732 voucher specimen)
Date of photo:16 October 2016 Date of photo:16 October 2016
Field No.: 5731 voucher Field No.: 5731 voucher
   
       

References (accessed 11 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_whitei.htm

 

 

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