EPPO Global Database

Cassytha filiformis(CSYFI)

Code created in: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CSYFI
  • Preferred name: Cassytha filiformis
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Western Asia (Arabia, Yemen), India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina (except Thailand), Malesia (Malaya, Java, Sulawesi, Philippines), China (including Taiwan), Japan, Sénégal, Mali, Tchad, Ethiopia, Somalia, central and southern Africa generally, Madagascar, USA (Florida), Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest, Bolivia, northern and eastern Brazil), New Guinea, Australia (except South, Victoria, Tasmania). A much-branched parasitic climber, with reduced leaves

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cassytha americana Nees
Cassytha brasiliensis von Martius
Cassytha senegalensis Chevalier

Common names
Name Language
dodder laurel English (AU)
false dodder English (AU)
fish-net vine English
love-vine English
fadenförmiges Flechtkraut German
cassythe d'Amérique French
bejuco dorado Spanish
bejuco fideo Spanish (CU)
cabellos de angel Spanish
fideillo Spanish
fideos Spanish
tente en el aire Spanish (BO)
cipo-de-chumbo Portuguese (BR)
falsa-cuscuta Portuguese
herva-de-chumbo Portuguese (BR)
ramas-de-sebe Portuguese
sunazuru Japanese
スナヅル Japanese
wú gēn téng Chinese
无根藤 Chinese