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Taxon: Cuscuta megalocarpa Rydb.

Synonym of Cuscuta umbrosa Beyr. ex Hook.

Genus: Cuscuta
Family: Convolvulaceae
Nomen number: 455955
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 28:501. 1901
Name verified on: 19-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 19-Jun-2008
No species priority site assigned.


Economic importance:


  • Costea, M. et al. 2006. Taxonomy of Cuscuta gronovii and Cuscuta umbrosa (Convolvulaceae). Sida 22:197–207.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora. [accepts].
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. [accepts].

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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