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
Typification:
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Apr-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite (fide Castanea 61:278. 1996)
  • Weed: 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 [Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Montana, Washington]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Sonora (n.)]


References:

  1. Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  2. Cabrera, A. L. & E. M. Zardini Manual de la flora de los alrededores de Buenos Aires. (Man BuenAir)
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  4. Costea, M. Digital atlas of Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae)(on-line resource). (Atlas Cuscuta)
  5. Costea, M. et al. 2006. Taxonomy of the Cuscuta pentagona complex (Convolvulaceae) in North America (Sida) 22:151-175.
  6. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  9. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  10. Mitchell, R. S., ed. A checklist of New York state plants. New York State Mus. Bull. 458. 1986 (L New York)
  11. Munz, P. A. A flora of southern California. (F SCalif)
  12. Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck A California flora. (F CalifMunz)
  13. Musselman, L. J. 1986. The genus Cuscuta in Virginia (Castanea) 51(3):194-195.
  14. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  15. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  16. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
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  18. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  19. Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)
  20. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)
  21. Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta (N Amer fl) ser. 2, 4:5.

Check other web resources for Cuscuta pentagona Engelm. :

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12687. Accessed 24 June 2018.