Amyema quandang var. bancroftii (F.M.Bailey) Barlow APNI*
Synonyms: Loranthus quandang var. bancroftii F.M.Bailey APNI*
Description: Plant pendent, shortly white-tomentose, vegetative parts glabrescent; external runners absent.
Leaves opposite or displaced-opposite, lanceolate to ovate, often falcate, 3–13 cm long, 8–45 mm wide, apex acute to rounded, base attenuate or contracted; petiole 4–12 mm long.
Inflorescence a pedunculate umbel of triads, central flower sessile, laterals pedicellate; peduncle 3–10 mm long; rays of umbel 2, 2–8 mm long; pedicels 1–3 mm long; bracts 1 mm long. Corolla 16–30 mm long, 5-merous, acute or obtuse, green beneath tomentum.
Fruit ellipsoidal, ± pear-shaped to globose, 6–10 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Parasitic on many species of Acacia, commonly on A. aneura.
NSW subdivisions: NT, NWS, NWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by A. L. Quirico
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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