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Climber / MistletoeMuellerina bidwillii  

Unnamed at Lower Molonglo

3 images

Muellerina bidwillii at Lower Molonglo - 25 May 2018
Muellerina bidwillii at Lower Molonglo - 25 May 2018
Muellerina bidwillii at Lower Molonglo - 25 May 2018

Identification history

Climber / Mistletoe Muellerina bidwillii 28 May 2018 BettyDonWood
Climber / Mistletoe Muellerina bidwillii 26 May 2018 natureguy

Significant sighting

  30 May 2018

Only recent location of this species, unfortunately the plants are dead so may be an extinct species in the ACT

Author's notes

In 1996, a herbarium collection of Muellerina bidwillii on Callitris endlicheri was made from this exact location. The photos of the habit and flowers were taken on a second visit in January 1999. We revisited the site on 26/5/18 and after an extensive search of the area we only found a few old, dead specimens (pictured). It is highly likely this population may have gone extinct.

1 comment

   30 May 2018
Thanks Paul and natureguy do you think it was the 2003 fires that did it in?

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 25 May 2018 5:11 PM Recorded on
  • natureguy Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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