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Taxon: Cuscuta indecora Choisy

 
Genus: Cuscuta
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Cuscuteae
Nomen number: 12685
Place of publication: Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 9:278, t. 3, fig. 3. 1842 (Convolv. diss. tert.)
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10404641
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • large-seed dodder  (Source: AH 505) - English
  • cipó-de-chumbo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • espaguete  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • fios-de-ovos  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • tinge-ovos  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/main.asp?plantID=759), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Nuevo León, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Puebla, Querétaro, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela [Bolivar]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay [Guairá]


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Paraná]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay [Alto Paraguay]


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  3. Angely, J. A. 1965. Flora analitica do Parana.
  4. Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85
  5. Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini. 1978. Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires.
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  7. Costea, M. et al. 2006. Taxonomy of the Cuscuta indecora (Convolvulaceae) complex in North America. Sida 22:209-225.
  8. Costea, M. et al. 2012. Convolvulaceae of Sonora. Mexico. II: Cuscuta. J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 6:542-543.
  9. Costea, M. Digital atlas of Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae)(on-line resource).
  10. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  13. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  14. Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezuela.
  15. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  16. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  17. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: with five varieties
  18. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  19. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946-1969. Flora de Cuba
  20. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  21. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  22. Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  23. Musselman, L. J. 1986. The genus Cuscuta in Virginia. Castanea 51:193.
  24. Silberhorn, G. M. 1998. Invasion of Cuscuta indecora Choisy (Convolvulaceae) in a tidal brackish water marsh in Virginia. Castanea 63:190-191.
  25. Spellman, D. L. et al. 1975, 1981. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83.
  26. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  27. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  28. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  29. Weakley, A. S. 2011. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states.
  30. Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta. North American flora ser. 2, 4:11. Note: ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972

Check other web resources for Cuscuta indecora Choisy :

  • 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:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12685. Accessed 22 February 2020.