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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Lysiana subfalcata     (Hook.) Barlow

This native epiphyte is commonly known as northern mistletoe.

Lysiana subfalcata is described as a "dicot" in the Loranthaceae family.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is classified as Least Concern. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

Census distribution across all Queensland districts other than Wide Bay. Reported hosts in the Fraser Coast region Acacia disparrima, Allocasuarina torulosa, Casuarina glauca and Carissa ovata. Leaves linear to narrowly oblong or oblanceolate, usually less than 10 mm wide (Key Flora of Australia: vascular plants: Species of Lysiana From: Barlow, B.A. (1984). Lysiana. In: Flora of Australia 22. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra. (  

It has not been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.

Reported at 9 Fraser Coast localities: Dundowran Beach, Maryborough, Point Vernon, St Mary, Takura, Talegalla Weir, Tiaro, Urangan, Yengarie.

Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.


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