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Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis

2 Buloke Mistletoe at Fentons Creek, VIC

Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis at Fentons Creek, VIC - 9 Jan 2022
Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis at Fentons Creek, VIC - 9 Jan 2022
Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis at Fentons Creek, VIC - 9 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis 21 Jan 2022 Tapirlord
Amyema linophylla 18 Jan 2022 Darcy
Amyema cambagei 9 Jan 2022 KL

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Significant sighting

Tapirlord noted:
21 Jan 2022

New location for this rare plant

User's notes

located on buloke


Darcy wrote:
   18 Jan 2022
Looking at my field guide, I think it's more likely the Buloke Mistletoe, as this geographic location is outside the known range of the Needle-leaved Mistletoe
KL wrote:
   19 Jan 2022
Thank you Darcy
Tapirlord wrote:
   21 Jan 2022
Agree, that it is Amyema linophylla. A significant sighting, well done @KL. I will add the species in the next few days. http://www.viridans.com/RAREPL/mistletoe.htm
Tapirlord wrote:
   21 Jan 2022
Or........... 3 minutes later, thought you deserved the significant listing. Would be good to map this species' distribution on your block if you find anymore, as it is rare in Vic.
KL wrote:
   22 Jan 2022
Thanks TP - I will have a systematic look next time I am there. Very exciting.

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Location information

Species information

  • Amyema linophylla subsp. orientalis Scientific name
  • Buloke Mistletoe Common name
  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 9 Jan 2022 03:07 PM Recorded on
  • KL Recorded by

Additional information

  • small hand size Flower dimension
  • 1 metre to 5 metres Plant height
  • True In flower

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