An unusual plant named after a remarkable woman
Blue Mountains, New South Wales, Australia
Louisa’s Mistletoe (Atkinsonia ligustrina) is an unusual plant.
Most other mistletoes in the family Loranthaceae grow on tree branches. They are common on eucalypts, and plants may be so big they stand out among a tree’s own foliage. But Louisa’s Mistletoe is different. It is one of the…