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Dodder vine
Cassytha pubescens

Photo courtesy of Keith Townsend.
Plant Family :Lauraceae
Plant Form :parasite
Growth Habit :Leafless parasitic climber, clings to vegetation by small suckers.
Description :Ripe fruits are edible.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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