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Cuscuta

The genus Cuscuta is in the family Convolvulaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Cuscuta

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Cuscuta abyssinica A. Rich. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta acaulis Raf. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta acuminata Nutt. ex Engelm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta acuta Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta acutiloba Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta africana Thunb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta aggregata Roxb. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta alataloba Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta alpestris Fourc. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta alpicola Br Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta alpina Hohen. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta alpina Kotschy ex Choisy Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta americana L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta andina Phil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta angulata Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta anthemi A. Nelson Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta aphylla Raf. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta appendiculata Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta applanata Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta approximata Bab. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Cuscuta aragonensis Sennen Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta araratica Butkov Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta argentinana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta aristeguietae Yunck. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta asiatica Pall. ex Engelm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta atlantica Trab. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta atrans Feinbrun Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta attenuata Waterf. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta aurantiaca Req. ex Bertol. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta australis R.Br. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta azteca Costea & Stefanov. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta babylonica Aucher ex Choisy Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta balansae Boiss. & Reut. ex Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta barbuvea Samp. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta bella Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta bidentis Berthiot Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta bifurcata Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta blepharolepis Welw. ex Hiern Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta boldinghii Urb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta boliviana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta bonafortunae Costea & I.Garc Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta brachycalyx (Yunck.) Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta bracteata Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta bracteosa Gaspar. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta brevisquamata Yunck. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta bucharica Palib. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta burrellii Yunck. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta californica Hook. & Arn. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta callinema Butkov Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta calliopes Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta camelorum Pavlov Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta campestris Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta canariensis Choisy ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta candicans Genn. ex Nyman Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta capensis Choisy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta capitata Roxb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta carnosa Costea & Stefanović Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta cassiopes Heldr. & Sart. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta cassytoides Nees ex Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta castroviejoi M.A.Garc Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta ceanothi Behr Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta cephalanthi Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta cesatiana Bertol. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta chapalana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta chilensis Ker Gawl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta chinensis Lam. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Cuscuta chittagongensis Sengupta, M.Salar Khan & Huq Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta chlorocarpa Engelm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta choisiana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta chrysocoma Welw. ex Des Moul. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta citricola Schltdl. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta cockerellii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta colombiana Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta compacta Juss. ex Choisy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta convallariiflora Pavlov Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta convolvuli Koch ex Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta corniculata Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta coronata Beyr ex Hook. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta coryli Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta corymbosa Ruiz & Pav. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Cuscuta costaricensis Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta cotijana Costea & I.García Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta cozumeliensis Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta cristata Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta croymbosa Ruiz & Pav. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta curta (Engelm.) Rydb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta cuspidata Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta decipiens Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta deltoidea Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta dentatasquamata Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta denticulata Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta desertorum Mart. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta desmouliniana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta diaphana Wender. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta draconella Costea & Stefanović Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta durangana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta elpassiana Pavlov Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta epilinum Weihe Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta epiplocamum Webb ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta epispartos Boiss. & Orph. ex Boiss. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta epithymum (L.) L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 5
Cuscuta ericae Sennen Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta erosa Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta europaea L. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta exaltata Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta exigua Herb.Par. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta fasciculata Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta ferganensis Butkov Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta fimbriata Bunge ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta flava Siev. ex Ledeb. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta flossdorfii Hicken Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta foetida Kunth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta friesii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta funiformis Willd. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta fusiformis Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta gamostyla Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta gennesaretana Sroelov ex Feinbrun & S.Taub Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta gerrardii Baker Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta ghindensis Schweinf. ex Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta gigantea Griff. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta glabrior (Engelm.) Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta globifera W.Schaffn. ex Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta globiflora Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta globosa Ridl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta globulosa Benth. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta glomerata Choisy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta goyaziana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta gracilis Rydb. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta gracillima Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta grandiflora Kunth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta grassii Delp. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta gronovii Willd. ex Roem. & Schult. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Cuscuta grossa Engelm. ex Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta gussonei Gaspar. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta gymnocarpa Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta halophila Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta harperi Small Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta hassiaca Pfeiff. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta haughtii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta haussknechtii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta hitchcockii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta howelliana P. Rubtzov Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta hyalina Roth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta imbricata Nutt. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta incurvata Progel Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta indecora Choisy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta indica (Engelm.) Petrov ex Butkov Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta inodora Willd. ex Prog. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta insquamata Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta jalapensis Schltdl. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta japonica Choisy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta jepsonii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta karatavica Pavlov Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta keetii Schltr. ex Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta kilimanjari Oliv. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta kurdica Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta kuriensis Vierh. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta lacerata Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta legitima Costea & Stefanović Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta lehmanniana Bunge Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta lepidanche Wood Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta leptantha Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta letourneuxii Trab. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta leucosphaera Boiss. & Heldr. ex Engelm Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta leucosphaera Boiss. & Heldr. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta liliputana Costea & Stefanovic Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta lindsayi Wiggins Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta longiloba Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta lophosepala Butkov Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta lucidacarpa Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta lupuliformis Krock. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta macrocarpa G.Don ex Loudon Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta macrocephala W. Schaffn. ex Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta macrolepis R.C. Fang & S.H. Huang Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta macrostyla Decne. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta macvaughii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta maritima Makino Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta maroccana Trab. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta mearnsii Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta megalocarpa Rydb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta membranacea Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta merzbacheriana Palib. ex Fedschenko Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta mesatlantica Dobignard Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta mexicana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta micrantha Choisy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta microcephala Pomel Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta microcephala Welw. ex Des Moul. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta microcephala D'Escayrac ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta microstyla Engelm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta miniacea Choisy Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta minor Gilib. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta minor Choisy ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta minor Gray Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta mitraeformis Engelm. ex Hemsl. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta mitriformis Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta monogyna Vahl Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta natalensis Baker Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta ndorensis Schweinf. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta nevadensis I.M. Johnst. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta nipponica Franch. & Sav. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta nitida E. Mey. ex Choisy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta nivea M. A. García Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta notochlaenae A.Chev. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta nuda Pilg. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta obtusata Trab. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta obtusiflora Kunth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta occidentalis Millsp. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta odontolepis Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta odorata Ruiz & Pav. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta ononicola Sennen Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta orbiculata Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta ortegana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta oxycarpa Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta pacifica Costea & M.A.R.Wright Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta paitana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta palaestina Boiss. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta palustris Yunck. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta pamirica Butkov Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta papillosa (Engelm.) H. Lindb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta paradoxa Raf. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta parodiana Yunck. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta partita Choisy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta parviflora Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta pauciflora Phil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta pedicellata Ledeb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta peduncularis Kotschy ex Choisy Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta pedunculata Larra Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta pentagona Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 2
Cuscuta pentandra B.Heyne ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta pentaptera Engelm. ex Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta persica Decne. & Engelm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta peruviana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta planiflora Ten. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 6
Cuscuta plattensis A. Nelson Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta platyloba Progel Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta polyantha Shuttlew. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta polyanthemos W. Schaffn. ex Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta polygonorum Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta pontica Koch ex Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta potosina W. Schaffn. ex Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta pretoriana Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta prismatica Pav. ex Choisy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta puberula Klotzsch Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta pulchella Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta pulverulenta Sennen & Mauricio Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta punana Costea & Stefanovic Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta purpurata Phil. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta purpusii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta pusilla Phil. ex Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta racemosa Mart. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta rausii M.A.Garc Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta reflexa Roxb. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta remotiflora Bertol. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta rhodesiana Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta rogowitschiana Trautv. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta rojasii Hunziker Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta rosea Jacquem. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta rostrata Shuttlew. ex Engelm. & A. Gray Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta rostricarpa Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta rotundiflora Hunz. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta rubella Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta ruficaulis Gand. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta rugosiceps Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta runyonii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta ruschanica Junussov Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta rustica Hunz. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta saccharata (Engelm.) Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta salina Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta sandwichiana Choisy Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta santapaui Banerji & Sitesh Das Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta sarothamni Br Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta sarothamniarborei Sennen & Mauricio Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta schlechteri Yunck. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta segetum Rota Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta serrata Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta serruloba Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta sharmanum Mukerjee & J.K.Bhattacharyya Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta sidarum Liebm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta sinensis Lam. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta solani Holuby Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta somaliensis Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta sonoriensis Engelm. ex Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta sparsiflora Phil. ex Reiche Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta sparsiflora Phil. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta squamata Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta stapfiana Palib. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta stenantha Trab. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta stenocalycina Palib. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta stenolepis Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta stenoloba Bornm. & Schwarz Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta strobilacea Liebm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta suaveolens Ser. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta subinclusa Durand & Hilg. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta subtilis Chaub. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta subtilis Chaub. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta subtincta Gand. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta subuniflora K.Koch Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta suksdorfii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta sulcata Roxb. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta sulcata Wall. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta sulcata Roxb. & G.Don Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta syrtorum Arbajeva Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta tasmanica Engelm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta tatei Yunck. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta tenuiflora Engelm. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta tetrasperma Jan ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta tianschanica Palib. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta tinctoria Mart. ex Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta tinei Insenga Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta trichostyla Engelm. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta triflora E.Mey. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta triumvirati Lange Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta tuberculata Brandegee Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta tucumana Yunck. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta umbellata Kunth Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 1
Cuscuta umbrosa Beyr. ex Hook. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta vandevenderi Costea & Stefanovic Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Cuscuta veatchii Brandegee Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta victoriana Yunck. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta violacea Rajput & Syeda Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta viticis Hand.-Mazz. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta warneri Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta werdermannii Hunz. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta woodsonii Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta xanthochortos Mart. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta xanthonema Hort.Par. ex Engelm. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta yucatana Yunck. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Cuscuta yunckeriana Hunz. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta zacatlasculi Schaffner ex Yunck. Unresolved L IPNI
Cuscuta zizyphi-loti Sennen Unresolved L IPNI

Statistics

The Plant List includes 471 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Cuscuta. Of these 171 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 131 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Cuscuta. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 471 species names for the genus Cuscuta recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 171 36.3%
Synonym 141 29.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 159 33.8%

All names

The status of the 602 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Cuscuta recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 204 33.9%
Synonym 237 39.4%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 161 26.7%

The confidence with which the status of the 471 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Cuscuta, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 171 141 0 0 312 66.2%
Low confidence 0 0 0 159 159 33.8%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Cuscuta is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IPNI 0 0 0 111 0 111 23.6%
Tropicos 170 138 0 38 0 346 73.5%
WCSP (in review) 1 3 0 10 0 14 3.0%