Cassytha cuscutiformis (?) Lauraceae. Dodder-Laurel.
The white drupes of this north Australian species are edible. The plants are semi-parasitical and are often called dodder-laurel.
Cassytha filiformis Linn.
Cosmopolitan tropics. The plant is put as a seasoning into buttermilk and is much used for this purpose by the Brahmans in southern India. In Yemen, its berries are eaten by boys.