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Amyema pendula subsp.pendula [Drooping Mistletoe]



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#1 DaveO

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Posted 19 January 2015 - 09:34

Oldfield, D. 2015. Amyema pendula (Sieber ex Spreng.) Tiegh. subsp. pendula (Loranthaceae) Drooping Mistletoe. Flowers photographed in visible and ultraviolet light.
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Maldon, Victoria, Australia
18 January 2015
Australian Native Parasitic Plant

Synonyms
Amyema pendulum pendulum

Comment
Amyema pendula subsp. pendula is very common in Victoria where it is parasitic on about 54 Eucalyptus and 14 Acacia species. This particular plant was growing on a garden specimen of Eucalyptus nicholli a native of New South Wales and Queensland.

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_pendula_subsp_pendula_Vis.jpg
Image Reference: DO54131

Ultraviolet Light: Pentax K-5 Full Spectrum Modification, Nikon Rayfact PF10545 MF-UV 105 mm f/4.5 lens, Nissin Di866 Mark II flash, 1/180s @ f/16 ISO 200, Baader UV-Pass Filter.
Attached Image: Amyema_pendula_subsp_pendula_UV.jpg
Image Reference: DO54134

References:
Watson, D.M. Mistletoes of Southern Australia, CSIRO Publishing, 2011, p. 58.

Published 19 January 2015

Edited by nfoto, 20 January 2015 - 11:05.




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