Ecologist A/Prof David Watson and botanical artist
Robyn Hulley have joined forces for a new book on
mistletoe, Mistletoes of Southern Australia,
published by CSIRO Publishing.
The book will launched on Friday, February 25,
at Domain House, next to the Melbourne Botanic
Gardens at 5.00pm. There will be an exhibition of
25 of Robyn's original illustrations as well as an
exhibition of work by Rebecca Mayo, a mixed
media artist and print-maker whose work
The book is a beautifully illustrated comprehensive
guide to half of Australia's 91 known mistletoe species.
It contains over 100 colour photographs, most of which
were taken by David, who also has a strong interest in
photography and 51 of Robyn's watercolour illustrations.
It is a thorough and up-to-date summary of current
knowledge and the biology, ecology and management
of mistletoes in Australia.