Lysiana subfalcata (Hook.) Barlow APNI*
Synonyms: Lysiana subfalcata (Hook.) Barlow subsp. subfalcata APNI*
Loranthus exocarpi var. venulosus Blakely APNI*
Description: Spreading to pendent shrub, glabrous.
Leaves flat, oblanceolate, 2–12 cm long, 4–20 mm wide, apex acute to rounded, base attenuate, venation distinct with 2–4 lateral veins nearly as prominent as midrib; petiole 5–10 mm long.
Inflorescence a pedunculate 2-flowered umbel; peduncle 1–3 mm long; pedicels 3–7 mm long; bracts 1–1.5 mm long, acute to rounded. Corolla 25–50 mm long, usually red, rarely yellow, sometimes tipped with green or black.
Fruit ellipsoidal to pear-shaped, 8–14 mm long, usually pale and somewhat translucent.
Flowering: throughout year.
Distribution and occurrence: Occurs in sclerophyll forest and woodland on a wide range of hosts but locally common on species of Lysiphyllum, Atalaya, Alectryon, Santalum, Acacia, Casuarinaceae; north from Louth.
NSW subdivisions: NWS, NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by A. L. Quirico
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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