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Mistletoe

Amyema scandens

Description:

Mistletoe in flower and fruit

Habitat:

Montane cloud forest

Notes:

More info about this species here: http://www.parasiticplants.siu.edu/newgu....

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3 Comments

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

Thanks for the link Kristal. Very interesting plant with a very narrow distribution

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 9 years ago

Thanks. Unfortunately I don't know what the host tree was in this spotting. However, the Parasitic Plant Connection says it is "parasitic on a wide range of hosts including Calophyllum, Eugenia, Garcinia, Nothofagus, and Terminalia." I included the PPC link in the notes section for this spotting if you're curious. :)

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

What a beauty. Any idea what its host/s are?

KristalWatrous
Spotted by
KristalWatrous

Yaté, Sud, New Caledonia

Spotted on Aug 3, 2011
Submitted on Sep 18, 2011

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