Mistletoe. On several species of Casuarina, and on Geijera parviflora and other host species. Leaves opposite each other or sometimes clustered, 3-15cm long, 1-10mm wide, flat to flattened cylindrical, hairless. Flowers red or yellow, sometimes greenish or black at the tips, tubular, with 6 lobes, in pairs or 3's on a short common stem arising from the bases of the leaves. Ripe fruit red or black.
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 page 223. Ssp. diamantinensis has been subsumed into ssp. exocarpi.