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M Cuscuta epithymum (L.) 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 (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 8500035) with original publication details: Syst. Veg. (ed. 14) 140 1774.


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Cuscuta acutiflora Rota Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta campanulata Stokes Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta coriariae Sennen & Pau Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta epithymiphyta St.-Lég. Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta europaea var. epithymum L. Synonym L TRO
Cuscuta hygrogenes Gand. Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta muelleri Strail Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta trifolii Bab. Synonym M TRO
Cuscuta ulicis Godr. Synonym M TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Cuscuta epithymum var. alba (J. Presl & C. Presl) Trab. Accepted L TRO 4
Cuscuta epithymum var. kotschyi (Des Moul.) Engelm. Accepted L TRO 1
Cuscuta epithymum var. macranthera (Heldr. & Sartoni) Engelm. Accepted L TRO 2
Cuscuta epithymum var. rubella (Engelm.) Trab. Accepted L TRO 1
Cuscuta epithymum var. scabrella (Engelm.) Yunck. Accepted L TRO 2

The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-8500035.

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