Cassytha glabella f. glabella R.Br. APNI*
Description: Glabrous twiner with stems c. 0.5 mm thick; haustoria commonly less than 1 mm long.
Flowers and fruits sessile in crowded heads. Bracts and sepals neither ciliate nor fimbriate.
Fruit glabrous 4–6 mm long, green, yellow to reddish.
Flowering: throughout the year.
Distribution and occurrence: NC CC SC CT; all States except N.T. Forms in N.S.W. 1 Fruit ovoid; floral bracts almost horizontal. Fruit usually < 5 mm long and > 3 mm diam. Widespread. NC CC SC CT; Qld, Vic., Tas., W.A. 1a forma
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, CT, ST, NWS
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas. W.A.
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