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Taxon: Cuscuta pentagona Engelm.

 
Genus: Cuscuta
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Cuscuteae
Nomen number: 12687
Place of publication: Amer. J. Sci. Arts 43:340, t. 6, figs. 22-24. 1842
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15903040
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • five-angle dodder  (Source: F WVa) - English

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Illinois]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Montana, Washington]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Mississippi, Tennessee]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Sonora (n.)]


References:

  1. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist
  2. Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini. 1978. Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires.
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  4. Costea, M. et al. 2006. Taxonomy of the Cuscuta pentagona complex (Convolvulaceae) in North America. Sida 22:151-175.
  5. Costea, M. Digital atlas of Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae)(on-line resource).
  6. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  10. Mitchell, R. S., ed. 1986. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458
  11. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  12. Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  13. Musselman, L. J. 1986. The genus Cuscuta in Virginia. Castanea 51(3):194-195.
  14. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  15. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  16. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  17. Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  18. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
  19. Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
  20. Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida
  21. Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta. North American flora ser. 2, 4:5. Note: ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972

Check other web resources for Cuscuta pentagona Engelm. :

  • 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:
  • 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:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12687. Accessed 23 July 2019.