Muellerina eucalyptoides

Common Name:

Creeping Mistletoe



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wannon, Grampians, Riverina, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEJKLMNPQRSTVWXZ) also SA, Qld, NSW
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Found on Eucalypts 1

Flower Description:

Green grading to red 1


Parasitic, aerial shrub 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The leaves of this species look very similar to Eucalyptus leaves, which Muellerina eucalyptoides parasitises 1


Image: Mary Ellis

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Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria