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Cuscuta  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 30710

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): dodder [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyConvolvulaceae  – morningglories, gloires du matin, morning-glories  
                               GenusCuscuta L. – dodder  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesCuscuta americana L. – American dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta applanata Engelm. – Gila River dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta approximata Bab. – smallseed alfalfa dodder, smoothseed alfalfa dodder, alfalfa dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta boldinghii Urb. – Boldingh's dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta californica Hook. & Arn. – California dodder, chaparral dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta campestris Yunck. – field dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta cassytoides Nees ex Engelm. – African dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta cephalanthi Engelm. – butterbush dodder, buttonbush dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta compacta Juss. ex Choisy – compact dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta coryli Engelm. – hazel dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta cuspidata Engelm. – cusp dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta decipiens Yunck. – Trans-Pecos dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta dentatasquamata Yunck. – toothed dodder, los pinitos dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta denticulata Engelm. – small-tooth dodder, desert dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta epilinum Weihe – flax dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta epithymum (L.) L. – thyme dodder, clover dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta erosa Yunck. – Sonoran dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta europaea L. – greater dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta exaltata Engelm. – tall dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta fasciculata Yunck. – clustered dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta glabrior (Engelm.) Yunck. – bushclover dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta globulosa Benth. – West Indian dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta glomerata Choisy – rope dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta gronovii Willd. ex Schult. – scaldweed 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta harperi Small – Harper's dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta howelliana P. Rubtzov – Bogg's Lake dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta indecora Choisy – largeseed dodder, pretty dodder, bigseed alfalfa dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta japonica Choisy – Japanese dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta jepsonii Yunck.  
                                  SpeciesCuscuta leptantha Engelm. – slender dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta mitriformis Engelm. – joint dodder, Cochise dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta nevadensis I.M. Johnst.  
                                  SpeciesCuscuta obtusiflora Kunth – Peruvian dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta occidentalis Millsp.  
                                  SpeciesCuscuta odontolepis Engelm. – Santa Rita dodder, Santa Rita Mountain dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta pentagona Engelm. – lespedeza dodder, bush-clover dodder, field dodder, fiveangled dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta plattensis A. Nelson – prairie dodder, Wyoming dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta polygonorum Engelm. – smartweed dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta potosina W. Schaffn. ex Engelm. – globe dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta reflexa Roxb. – giant dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta rostrata Shuttlw. ex Engelm. & A. Gray – beaked dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta runyonii Yunck. – Runyon's dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta salina Engelm. – goldenthread, saltmarsh dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta sandwichiana Choisy – kauna'oa 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta squamata Engelm. – scaleflower dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta suaveolens Ser. – fringed dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta subinclusa Durand & Hilg.  
                                  SpeciesCuscuta suksdorfii Yunck. – mountain dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta tuberculata Brandegee – tuber dodder, tubercle dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta umbellata Kunth – flat-globe dodder, flatglobe dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta umbrosa Beyr. ex Hook. – bigfruit dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta veatchii Brandegee – Veatch's dodder 
                                  SpeciesCuscuta warneri Yunck. – Warner's dodder 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Convolvulaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Cuscuta   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Cuscuta   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cuscuta   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Cuscuta   
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