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Taxon: Cuscuta epilinum Weihe ex Boenn.

 
Genus: Cuscuta
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Cuscuteae
Nomen number: 12684
Place of publication: C. M. F. von Boenninghausen, Prodr. fl. monast. westphal. 75. 1824 Mar (Arch. Apothek. Nord. Deutsch. 8:50-51. 1824 Jul)
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5756343
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Aug-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite (fide Castanea 61:278. 1996); potential seed contaminant (fide Castanea 61:278. 1996); potential seed contaminant (fide Castanea 61:278. 1996)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay, Kurgan]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, Norway, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Poland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain

    Northern America
    • Canada, United States

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Netherlands Antilles
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Buenos Aires]


    Other (native range obscure, perhaps in Asia)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  3. Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  10. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  11. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  12. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  13. Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). (F Afr Centr)
  14. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  15. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  16. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  17. Manitz, H. 1983. Zur Nomenklatur einiger Convolvulaceae und Cuscutaceae. I Feddes Repert. 94:176.
  18. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  19. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  20. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  21. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  23. Weakley, A. S. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states. (F S Mid Atl US)
  24. Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta (N Amer fl) ser. 2, 4:39-40.

Check other web resources for Cuscuta epilinum Weihe ex Boenn. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?12684. Accessed 14 December 2018.