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Taxon: Cuscuta approximata Bab.

 
Genus: Cuscuta
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Cuscuteae
Nomen number: 311576
Place of publication: Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 13:253, t. 4, fig. 3. 1844
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China [Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Germany, Hungary
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria

    Northern America
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Nebraska, North Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California, Nevada, Utah]


References:

  1. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. 1976-. Flora of Libya.
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  5. Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1999. Illustrated flora of British Columbia.
  6. Eriksson, O. et al. 1979. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2.
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  8. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  9. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  10. Kartesz, J. T. 2011. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
  11. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  12. National Plant Board. 2008-. National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries URL: http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/washington.pdf target='_blank'
  13. Täckholm, V. 1974. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2.
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  17. Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta. North American flora ser. 2, 4:40. Note: ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972

Check other web resources for Cuscuta approximata Bab. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

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=311576. Accessed 19 July 2019.