Dendrophthoe glabrescens

Dendrophthoe glabrescens

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(Smooth Mistletoe)

FAMILY

Loranthaceae

Species

Dendrophthoe glabrescens

Common name

Smooth Mistletoe

Flower colour; life form

Yellow-red; epiphyte, mistletoe

Campus

Townsville

Description

Usually found growing on eucalypts, this mistletoe has epicortical runners. Leaves are alternate or almost, usually lanceolate to elliptical. Corolla curved yellow to reddish, the 5 segments are partly fused, tube curved. Hosts are species of Myrtaceae.

Additional image

Image of Mistletoe