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Amyema conspicua subsp. conspicua

Mistletoe image

(Mistletoe)

FAMILY

Loranthaceae

Species

Amyema conspicua subsp. conspicua

Common name

Mistletoe

Flower colour; life form

Flowers greenish, epiphyte

Campus

Smithfield

Description

This mistletoe is found on a number of hosts. Epicortical runners are absent, leaves opposite elliptic to obovate to 8.5 long. Flowers are straight, petals 5 free from one another, green often with a pinkish or reddish tinge. Fruit berry-like to 7 mm long.