The Harlequin Mistletoe is a member of the Loranthaceae (Mistletoe
With the red, green and yellow colouration of the slender tube-like
flower, this mistletoe is known by the common name of harlequin. The curve
shaped flower tube is red, ending in a yellow and green tip. No more than 5 cm
in length, found in clusters of 2-3, the flowers are on a very short stalk.
The leaves are hairless narrow and curved with a length between 3-10 cm in
length and 1 cm in width.
Members of the genus Lysiana, the fruit is translucent red or black, and
being edible is one of the Aboriginal food.