Mistletoe. Parasitic on Acacia including Acacia aneura, Acacia omalophylla, and Acacia pendula . Leaves opposite each other or scattered, 3-13cm long, 8-45mm wide, hairy, older leaves becoming hairless or glaucous. Flowers hairy, red, green, or mauve, with 5 petals, in paired groups of 3 on a common stalk, the stalks arising at the bases of the leaves. Fruit cream to pink.
In var. quandang, the leaves are 8-20mm wide, and usually curved. In var. bancroftii, the leaves are 20-45mm wide, and usually not curved.
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 221-222