Cuscuta

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Contains 10 accepted taxa overall.

Family:CONVOLVULACEAE
Common Name:DODDER
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order SOLANALES
FamilyCONVOLVULACEAE
Genus Cuscuta

Citation

Citation CUSCUTA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 124. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Cuscuta europaea Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 3: 48. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Cuscuta americana AMERICAN DODDER
Cuscuta boldinghii BOLDINGH'S DODDER
Cuscuta compacta COMPACT DODDER
Cuscuta exaltata TALL DODDER
Cuscuta gronovii SCALDWEED
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anthanema Anthanema Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4: 90. 1838 ("1836"). TYPE: Anthanema paradoxa (Rafinesque) Rafinesque (Cuscuta paradoxa Rafinesque) Lectotypified by Manitz, Feddes Repert. 87: 315. 1976.
Aplostylis Aplostylis Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 91. 1838 ("1836"). TYPE: Aplostylis lupuliformis (Krock) Rafinesque (Cuscuta lupuliformis Krock)
Buchingera Buchingera F. W. Schultz, Jahrb. Pract. Pharm. Verwandte Faecher 14: 170. 1847. TYPE: Buchingera suaveolens F. W. Schultz, nom. illegit. (Cuscuta hassiaca Pfeiffer) Substitute name for Engelmannia Pfeiffer 1845, non A. Gray ex Nuttall 1840.
Cassytha Cassytha Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. 2: 345. 1821, non Linnaeus 1753. TYPE: Cassytha major Gray, nom. illegit. (Cuscuta europaea Linnaeus) = Cuscuta Linnaeus 1753, by lectotypification.
Dactylepis Dactylepis Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 4: 125. 1838 ("1836"). TYPE: Nemepis brownei Rafinesque
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