Cassytha filiformis (image) Rice University Share Print E-Mail Caption Cassytha filiformis, commonly known as love vine, is a parasitic plant that's common on four continents. Credit S. Egan/Rice University Usage Restrictions For news reporting purposes only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.