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Amyema bifurcata

Amyema bifurcate

(Mistletoe)

FAMILY

Loranthaceae

Species

Amyema bifurcata

Common name

Mistletoe

Flower colour; life form

Rusty to white; epiphyte, mistletoe

Campus

Townsville

Description

This mistletoe is commonly found on eucalypts. Epicortical runners are absent, the flowers are straight, petals 5-6 free from one another, usually rusty-coloured and tomentose. Host plants are eucalypts.