Arceuthobium tsugense subsp. amabilae, a new subspecies of hemlock dwarf mistletoe (Viscaceae) from Oregon

Robert L. Mathiasen, Carolyn M. Daugherty

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Abstract

The dwarf mistletoe severely parasitizing Pacific silver fir in Oregon is described as a new subspecies of hemlock dwarf mistletoe. This classification is based on morphological and host range differences between hemlock dwarf mistletoe, Arceuthobium tsugense (Rosendahl) G. N. Jones subsp. tsugense, and the new subspecies, Pacific silver fir dwarf mistletoe, Arceuthobium tsugense subsp. amabilae Mathiasen & C. Daugherty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)222-227
Number of pages6
JournalNovon
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 12 2007

Keywords

  • Arceuthobium
  • Hemlock dwarf mistletoe
  • IUCN Red List
  • Mountain hemlock
  • Noble fir
  • Oregon
  • Pacific silver fir
  • Viscaceae
  • Western hemlock

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science

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