Cassytha melantha R.Br. Large Dodder-laurel
Prodr. 404 (1810)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Tuesday 21 May 1996

Parasitic perennial, herb and climber. Fl. white-cream-yellow-black, Jul to Nov. Preferred host Eucalyptus.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Great Victoria Desert, Hampton, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Fitzgerald, Hampton, Lesueur Sandplain, Mardabilla, Recherche, Shield, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: Eucla, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Bruce Rock, Coolgardie, Corrigin, Dowerin, Dumbleyung, Dundas, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Katanning, Kellerberrin, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Lake Grace, Menzies, Merredin, Perenjori, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Wagin, Westonia, Wongan-Ballidu, Yilgarn.