Mistletoe almost exclusively parasitic on species of Casuarina eg Casuarina cristata and Casuarina pauper. Branches to about 80cm long. Leaves clustered, 6-15cm long, 1-1.5mm wide, narrow cylindrical, downy, becoming sparsely hairy with age, with pointed tips. Flowers pink outside and downy, red inside, with green tips, initially tubular, but the 4-6 petals finally free to the base, in umbels composed of 2-4 groups of 3 flowers on stalks arising from the bases of the leaves. Fruit downy, pink or red when ripe.
Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales pages 218-219