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Cassytha melantha is a parasitic vine.[2][3] Common names include Coarse Dodder-laurel and Large Dodder-laurel.[2][4] The fruits are about 10–15 millimetres (0.39–0.59 in) in diameter and are green, drying to black. These are edible and are harvested in the wild.[4][5]

The species occurs in the states of Western Australia, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales in Australia. [3]

The name has sometimes been misapplied to Cassytha filiformis.[1]

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