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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-8500652, and has not been changed.

M Cuscuta americana L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Cuscuta (family Convolvulaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos which reports it as an accepted name (record 8500652) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1: 124 124 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Cuscuta americana var. congesta (Benth.) Progel Synonym L TRO
Cuscuta americana var. spectabilis (Choisy) Progel Synonym L TRO
Cuscuta congesta Benth. Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta graveolens Kunth Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta leiolepis Miq. Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta spectabilis Choisy Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta surinamensis Schill. Synonym M TRO

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