Taxon: Cuscuta epilinum Weihe

 
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)
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Apr-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . native range obscure, perhaps in Asia

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
    • Western Asia: Iran

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Uganda
    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye
    • Siberia: Russian Federation - Altay, - Kurgan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Poland
    • Northern Europe: Finland; Norway; Sweden
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Italy; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • Northern America

    • : Canada; United States
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Netherlands Antilles
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. 1965 (L Parana)
  • Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. 1993 (L Macar ed4)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. 1931-1941 (L Maroc)
  • Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). 1967- (F Afr Centr)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  • Manitz, H. 1983. Zur Nomenklatur einiger Convolvulaceae und Cuscutaceae. I Feddes Repert. 94:176.
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. 1962-1963 (F Alger)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. 1974 (SF Egypt)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Weakley, A. S. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states. 2011 (F S Mid Atl US)
  • Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta (N Amer fl) ser. 2, 4:39-40.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image