Amyema cambagei (Blakely) Danser APNI*
Synonyms: Loranthus cambagei Blakely APNI*
Description: Plant spreading to pendent, short white to grey-tomentose on young stems, leaves and inflorescences, external runners absent.
Leaves terete, usually 6–15 cm long and 1–1.5 mm, diam., apex mucronate.
Inflorescence a pedunculate umbel of triads, central flower sessile, laterals pedicellate; peduncles 8–17 mm long; rays of umbel 2–4 (usually 3), 4–6 mm long; pedicels 3–6 mm long; bracts 1–2 mm long. Corolla 15–21 mm long, 5-merous, clavate, pink under the short white indumentum.
Fruit globose, 5–6 mm diam., pink or red.
Flowering: mainly spring.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in sclerophyll forest and woodland on several species of Casuarinaceae; widespread, north from Jervis Bay district and the Cotter R.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld
Text by A. L. Quirico
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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