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:
Typification:
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 ()
  • Weed: 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, Nuevo Leon, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Puebla, Queretaro, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

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


    Naturalized

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


References:

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  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  4. 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)
  5. Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires. (Man BuenAir)
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  7. Costea, M. Digital atlas of Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae)(on-line resource). (Atlas Cuscuta)
  8. Costea, M. et al. 2006. Taxonomy of the Cuscuta indecora (Convolvulaceae) complex in North America (Sida) 22:209-225.
  9. Costea, M. et al. 2012. Convolvulaceae of Sonora. Mexico. II: Cuscuta J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 6:542-543.
  10. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  13. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  14. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  15. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  16. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
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  18. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  19. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
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  22. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
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  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. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83. (L Belize)
  26. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  27. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
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  30. Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta (N Amer fl) ser. 2, 4:11.

Check other web resources for Cuscuta indecora Choisy :

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12685. Accessed 24 April 2018.