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Taxon: Cuscuta japonica Choisy

Genus: Cuscuta
Family: Convolvulaceae tribe: Cuscuteae. Also placed in: Cuscutaceae
Nomen number: 402563
Place of publication: H. Zollinger, Syst. Verz. 2:134. 1854-1855
Name verified on: 19-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Sep-2008
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS (as Cuscuta spp.).
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CA*, OR*, TX*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Primorye
    China: China - Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Xinjiang, Yunnan, Zhejiang
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indo-China: Vietnam

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce.
  • Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Fu, Y. C. et al. 1977–. Flora intramongolica.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Yuncker, T. G. 1965. Cuscuta. In: Britton, N. L. et al., eds. ser. 1; C. T. Rogerson, ed. ser. 2, North American flora ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972 ser. 2, 4:38.
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?402563 (22 November 2014)

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