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Taxon: Cuscuta europaea L.

 
Genus: Cuscuta
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Cuscuteae
Nomen number: 409853
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:124. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 02-Feb-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Sep-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Heilongjiang, Nei Monggol, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Xizang, Yunnan]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Norway
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maine]


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. BernhardSmith, A. Poisonous plants of all countries, 2nd ed. (BernhardSmith)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. 1998 (Cooper & Johnson ed2)
  5. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Haines, A. & T. F. Vining Flora of Maine: a manual for identification of native and naturalized vascular plants of Maine. (F Maine)
  8. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  11. Pammel, L. H. Manual of poisonous plants. (Pammel)
  12. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  15. Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta (N Amer fl) ser. 2, 4:39.

Check other web resources for Cuscuta europaea L. :

  • 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 of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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?409853. Accessed 18 December 2018.