Lysiana linearifolia Tiegh. APNI*
Synonyms: Lysiana mitchellianus Blakely APNI*
Loranthus linearifolius Hook. APNI*
Loranthus mitchellianus Blakely APNI*
Description: Pendent shrub, glabrous.
Leaves terete, 3–12 cm long, 0.5–1.2 mm diam., apex shortly mucronate.
Inflorescence a pedunculate 2-flowered umbel; peduncle 6–15 mm long, slightly flattened at apex; pedicels 6–20 mm long, angular; bracts c. 1 mm long. Corolla in mature bud 20–25 mm long, red below, yellow or green above.
Fruit ellipsoidal, 10–12 mm long, with a conical nipple at tip.
Flowering: throughout year.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in semi-arid woodland on various hosts but frequently on Flindersia maculosa, and species of Eremophila and Acacia; north from Nyngan.
NSW subdivisions: NWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by A. L. Quirico
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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