Taxon: Cuscuta planiflora Ten.

 
Genus: Cuscuta
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Cuscuteae
Nomen number: 12688
Place of publication: Fl. napol. 3:250. 1824-1829
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Sep-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia, South Africa [Gauteng, Limpopo]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Kuwait
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Cyprus, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [South Australia, Western Australia]


References:

  1. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  7. Gibbs Russell, G. E. et al. List of species of Southern African plants, ed. 2. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa v. 51. 1985; v. 56. 1987 (L SAfr)
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  10. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  11. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  12. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  13. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  14. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  15. Jardin botanique national de Belgique Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale). (F Afr Centr)
  16. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  17. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  18. Middleditch, B. S. & A. M. Amer Kuwaiti plants: distribution, traditional medicine, phytochemistry,... economic value (Studies in Plant Science 2). (Kuwait Pl)
  19. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  22. Western Australian Herbarium FloraBase²: the Western Australian flora (on-line resource). (FloraBase)

Check other web resources for Cuscuta planiflora Ten. :

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=12688. Accessed 23 April 2018.