Australian dodder

Cuscuta australis

Parasitic twiner; stems slender, pale yellow to brown.

Flowers 5-merous in compact clusters, up to 10 mm diam.; pedicels < 2.5 mm long.

Calyx c. 1.5 mm long. Corolla c. 2 mm long; lobes rounded-triangular, obtuse, shorter than or equal to the corolla tube. Scales subtending stamens oblong, somewhat bifid, shorter than the corolla tube with few fimbriae.

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