Aerial shrubs, stem-parasitic, erect, spreading or pendulous, glabrous; epicortical runners absent. Leaves opposite, sometimes clustered on condensed axes, flat and penninerved or compressed or terete (not in Victoria). Inflorescence axillary, 1- or 2-flowered, pedunculate or sessile (not in Victoria); bract 1 per flower. Flowers pedicellate; calyx entire or toothed; petals 6, united to the middle or higher into a curved tube, white, yellow, pink or red, sometimes tipped with green or black, tube inflated near middle, lobes unequal, longer and more reflexed on concave side; stamens 6, equal, anthers basifixed, immobile, introrse, 4-celled, sometimes transversely septate, c. equal to free part of filament. Fruit succulent, berry-like.
8 species, all endemic to Australia.