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Taxon: Cassytha filiformis L.

Genus: Cassytha
Family: Lauraceae.
Nomen number: 400199
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:35. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 04-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases   (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(2):143. 2001)
  • Materials: gum/resin   (in paper-making fide F ChinaEng)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff   (source of a brown dye fide Pl Book)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: parasite   (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(2):143. 2001)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Somalia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Gabon
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Indo-China: Myanmar
    Malesia: Singapore
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida [s.]
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Haiti; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource).
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1963–. Flore du Cameroun.
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1992. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute. African flowering plants database (on-line resource).
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1948–1976. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. Delhi.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola.
  • Howard, R. 1988. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 4:253.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Keng, H. 1990–. The concise flora of Singapore.
  • Kress, W. J. et al. 2003. A checklist of the trees, shrubs, herbs, and climbers of Myanmar. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 45.
  • Lebrun, J. P. & A. L. Stork. 1991–. Énumération des plantes à fleurs d'Afrique tropicale.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Valkenburg, J. L. C. H. van & N. Bunyapraphatsara, eds. 2001. Medicinal and poisonous plants 2. 12(2):142–144 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(2):142–144.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).
  • Wanderley, M. G. L., ed. 2001–. Flora fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Check other web resources for Cassytha filiformis L.:


Images:

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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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