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Viscum bancroftii Blakely
Found in an area of Queensland inland from Rockhampton.This plant always grows on Amyema sp.These plants were in flower.The flowers are on stems but the plant is leafless.
 
  Viscum bancroftii Viscum bancroftii
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers
  Location: Taroom to Injune Rd,South Western Queensland Location: Taroom to Injune Rd,South Western Queensland
  GPS coordinates:25°42.527S 149°34.208E GPS coordinates:25°42.527S 149°34.208E
  Host  plant: Amyema quandang on Acacia harpophylla Host  plant: Amyema quandang on Acacia harpophylla
  Date of photo:16 December 2012 Date of photo:16 December 2012
  Field No.:1757 voucher specimen Field No.:1757 voucher specimen
     
  Viscum bancroftii Viscum bancroftii
  Description:Host with mistletoe Description:Whole plant
  Location: Taroom to Injune Rd,South Western Queensland Location: Taroom to Injune Rd,South Western Queensland
  GPS coordinates:25°42.527S 149°34.208E GPS coordinates:25°42.527S 149°34.208E
  Host  plant: Amyema quandang on Acacia harpophylla Host  plant: Amyema quandang on Acacia harpophylla
  Date of photo:16 December 2012 Date of photo:16 December 2012
Field No.:1757 voucher specimen Field No.:1757 voucher specimen
     
  Viscum bancroftii Viscum bancroftii
 
  Description: Flowers Description: Flower (2mm)
  Location: Taroom to Injune Rd, South Western Queensland Location: Taroom to Injune Rd, South Western Queensland
  GPS coordinates:25°42.527S 149°34.208E GPS coordinates:25°42.527S 149°34.208E
  Host  plant: Amyema quandang on Acacia harpophylla Host  plant: Amyema quandang on Acacia harpophylla
  Date of photo:16 December 2012 Date of photo:16 December 2012
  Field No.:1757 voucher specimen Field No.:1757 voucher specimen
     
     
     


References (accessed 28 May 2017):

http://www.anbg.gov.au/abrs/online-resources/flora/stddisplay.xsql?pnid=48387

Barlow, B.A., (1984) in George A.S. (ed), Viscaceae. Flora of Australia 22: 132-137

 

 

 

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Viscum bancroftii