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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. Last Changed: 07-Sep-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite; 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]

    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. 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. Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. Illustrated flora of British Columbia. (IllF Brit Col)
  6. Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. (L Macar ed2)
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  8. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  9. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  10. Kartesz, J. T. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2011 (NAmer Pl Atlas)
  11. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  12. National Plant Board National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries. 2008- (NPB State Noxweed)
  13. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  14. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  15. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  16. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  17. Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta (N Amer fl) ser. 2, 4:40.

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311576. Accessed 16 November 2018.