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:
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 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 (fide Atlas WWeed)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Washington, Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States New Mexico, Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Puebla, Queretaro, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada Saskatchewan
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Barbados ; Cuba ; Hispaniola ; Jamaica ; Puerto Rico
    • Central America: Belize ; Costa Rica ; Guatemala ; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: Venezuela Bolivar
    • Southern South America: Argentina ; Paraguay Guaira
    • Western South America: Colombia

  • Naturalized

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil Parana
    • Southern South America: Argentina ; Paraguay Alto Paraguay

References:

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  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  • Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  • Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires. (Man BuenAir)
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Costea, M. Digital atlas of Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae)(on-line resource). (Atlas Cuscuta)
  • Costea, M. et al. 2006. Taxonomy of the Cuscuta indecora (Convolvulaceae) complex in North America (Sida) 22:209-225.
  • Costea, M. et al. 2012. Convolvulaceae of Sonora. Mexico. II: Cuscuta J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 6:542-543.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  • Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  • Munz, P. A. A flora of southern California. (F SCalif)
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  • Musselman, L. J. 1986. The genus Cuscuta in Virginia (Castanea) 51:193.
  • Silberhorn, G. M. 1998. Invasion of Cuscuta indecora Choisy (Convolvulaceae) in a tidal brackish water marsh in Virginia (Castanea) 63:190-191.
  • Spellman, D. L. et al. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83, 1975 & 1981 (L Belize)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  • Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  • Weakley, A. S. Flora of the southern and middle Atlantic states. (F S Mid Atl US)
  • Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta (N Amer fl) ser. 2, 4:11.

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Images:

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