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⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.

This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-8500667, with some changes.

M Cuscuta compacta Juss. 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 8500667) with original publication details: Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 9: 281 281 1841.

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


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Cuscuta compacta var. adpressa (Engelm.) Engelm. Synonym L TRO
Cuscuta compacta var. typica Yunck. Synonym L TRO
Cuscuta fruticum Bertol. Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta glomerata var. adpressa (Engelm.) Choisy Synonym L TRO
Lepidanche adpressa Engelm. Synonym M TRO

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