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Cuscuta scandens

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Cuscuta scandens

Summary

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  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cuscuta scandens
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cuscuta scandens

Local Common Names

  • Austria: Sdlicher Teufelszwirn
  • Germany: Sdliche Seide
  • Sweden: Grovsn?rja

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Solanales
  •                         Family: Cuscutaceae
  •                             Genus: Cuscuta
  •                                 Species: Cuscuta scandens

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 24 Mar 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaPresentNative
EgyptPresentNative
MoroccoPresentNative

Asia

AfghanistanPresentNative
ArmeniaPresentNative
AzerbaijanPresentNative
ChinaPresentNativeNative only to Xinjiang
-XinjiangPresentNative
GeorgiaPresentNative
IranPresentNative
IraqPresentNative
IsraelPresentNative
KazakhstanPresentNative
KyrgyzstanPresentNative
LebanonPresentIntroduced
MongoliaPresentNative
PakistanPresentNative
PalestinePresentNative
SyriaPresentNative
TajikistanPresentOne of five Cuscuta species that have been identified as harmful weeds, but impacts are not detailed
TurkeyPresentNative
TurkmenistanPresentNative
UzbekistanPresentNative

Europe

AlbaniaPresentNative
AustriaPresent
BulgariaPresentNative
CyprusPresentNative
DenmarkPresent
Federal Republic of YugoslaviaPresentNative
FrancePresentNative
GermanyPresent
GreecePresentNative
ItalyPresentNative
MaltaPresentIntroduced
MoldovaPresentNative
PortugalPresentNative
RomaniaPresentNative
RussiaPresentNative
-Southern RussiaPresentNative
SpainPresentNative
SwedenPresent
SwitzerlandPresent
UkrainePresentNative

Distribution Database Table

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Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2011. Invasive Species Databases.,

CBD, 2020. Biological Diversity of Tajikistan - National Strategy and Action Plan on Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity., Convention on Biological Diversity. https://www.cbd.int/doc/world/tj/tj-nbsap-01-p04-en.pdf

Flora of China Editorial Committee, 2019. Flora of China. In: Flora of China. St. Louis, Missouri and Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: Missouri Botanical Garden and Harvard University Herbaria. http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2

Ghafarbi S P, Hassannejad S, 2013. Weed flora survey in University of Tabriz Botanical Garden. International Journal of Agronomy and Plant Production. 4 (1), 7-14. http://ijappjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/1/7-14.doc.pdf

Mosyakin SL, Fedoronchuk MM, 1999. Vascular plants of Ukraine. A nomenclatural checklist., Kiev, Ukraine: Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Kiev.

Piwowarczyk R, Góralski G, Denysenko-Bennett M, Kwolek D, Joachimiak A J, Fayvush G, 2018. First report of eastern dodder (Cuscuta monogyna) parasitizing licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) in Armenia. Plant Disease. 102 (12), 2664. DOI:10.1094/pdis-06-18-1058-pdn

von Raab-Straube E, 2018. Convolvulaceae. Palermo, Italy: Dipartimento di Scienzeambientali e Biodiversità ed Orto botanico, Università degli Studi di Palermo. https://www.emplantbase.org/home.html

World Flora Online, 2019. World Flora Online. In: World Flora Online. World Flora Online Consortium. www.worldfloraonline.org

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

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Global register of Introduced and Invasive species (GRIIS)http://griis.org/Data source for updated system data added to species habitat list.

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