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Specialised lifeforms

The mistletoe Amyema miquelii (family Loranthaceae, see title image) is a pendulous parasitic shrub to 2 m long, light yellowish green with ball-like single attachment to the host plant. Host species include Eucalyptus moluccana and Eucalyptus tereticornis, including a few trees in the woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden. 

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