Cassytha glabella f. dispar (Schltdl.) J.Weber

J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 3: 209 (1981) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Fertile bract clasping base of fruit. Fruit pyriform to fusiform, (5–)6–7(–11) mm long, (1.5–)2.5(–3.7) mm diam. (when dried), sessile, green, yellowish or orange-red when fresh, ribbed with prominent longitudinal veins; stone narrow-ovoid, 2.6–4.6 mm long, 1.5–2.5 mm diam., green-brown to dark brown. Flowers mostly Jun.–Oct.

CVU, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HSF, LoM, MuM, NIS, OtP, OtR, Strz, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim. Also WA, SA, NSW, Tas. Widespread across much of the State, usually in dry sandy heathlands. The dominant form in drier inland areas.

Source: Jeanes, J.A. (1996). Lauraceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Cassytha glabella f. dispar in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Cassytha glabella f. dispar in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Lowan Mallee present native
Murray Mallee present native
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Northern Inland Slopes present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native
Strzelecki Ranges present native

State distribution

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Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales