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Taxon: Cuscuta japonica Choisy

 
Genus: Cuscuta
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Cuscuteae
Nomen number: 402563
Place of publication: H. Zollinger, Syst. Verz. 2:134. 1854-1855
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Weed: parasite (fide Castanea 61:278. 1996)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye, Amur]
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Heilongjiang Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hebei Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Jilin Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Qinghai Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Ningxia Huizi Zizhiqu, Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


References:

  1. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce
  2. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource).
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Fu, Y. C. et al. 1977-. Flora intramongolica.
  5. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  6. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office. United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource).
  11. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  12. Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta. North American flora ser. 2, 4:38. Note: ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972
  13. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Cuscuta japonica Choisy :

  • 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
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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:

  • 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=402563. Accessed 23 July 2019.