Haustorium diagram (Cassytha - Cuscuta)
Graphics: H S Heide-Jørgensen

The holdfast, intrusive organ (light brown), and the vascular connection (xylem bridge) between parasite (top) and host (bottom) are illustrated.

Haustoriets hæfteskive, sænker (lysebrun) og ledningsvævets karforbindelse (xylem bro) mellem snylter (øverst) og vært (nederst) er illustreret.

Figure from Henning S. Heide-Jørgensen 2008: Parasitic flowering plants. - Dansk præsentation