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Amyema miquelii [Box Mistletoe]


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#1 DaveO

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Posted 19 January 2015 - 09:30

Oldfield, D. 2015. Amyema miquelii (Lehm. ex Miq.) Tiegh. (Loranthaceae) Box Mistletoe Flowers photographed in visible and ultraviolet light.
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Maldon, Victoria, Australia
23 January 2014
Australian Native Parasitic Plant

Synonyms
Loranthus miquelii ex Miq. Lehm.
Loranthus miquelii micranthus F. Muell. ex Miq.
Dendrophthoe miquelii (Lehm. ex Miq.) Ettingsh.
Amyema aurantiaca (A. Cunn. ex Hook.) Tiegh.

Comment
Amyema miquelii is the most abundant mistletoe in eastern Australia where it has been recorded as a parasite on about 110 Eucalyptus species.

Visible Light: Pentax K-5 Full Spectrum Modification, Nikon Rayfact PF10545 MF-UV 105 mm f/4.5 lens, Metz 15 MS-1 flash, 1/180 s @ f/16 ISO 200, B+W UV/IR Cut Filter.
Attached Image: Amyema_miquelii_Vis.jpg
Image Reference: DO52026

Ultraviolet Light: Pentax K-5 Full Spectrum Modification, Nikon Rayfact PF10545 MF-UV 105 mm f/4.5 lens, Nikon SB-14 flash, 1/180s @ f/16 ISO 200, Baader UV-Pass Filter.
Attached Image: Amyema_miquelii_UV.jpg
Image Reference: DO52027

References:
Watson, D.M. Mistletoes of Southern Australia, CSIRO Publishing, 2011, p. 52.

Published 19 January 2015

Edited by DaveO, 19 January 2015 - 09:31.