Cuscuta africana

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Solanales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids I
Ordo: Solanales

Familia: Convolvulaceae
Tribus: Cuscuteae
Genus: Cuscuta
Species: Cuscuta africana

Name[edit]

Cuscuta africana Willd., Sp. Pl. 1: 703. 1798.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Nemepis africana (Willd.) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 4: 91. 1838.
  • Heterotypic
    • Cuscuta alpestris Fourc., Trans. Roy. Soc. South Africa 21: 89. 1932.
    • Cuscuta capensis Choisy, Mém. Soc. Phys. Genève 9: 271. 1841 publ. 1842.
      • Cuscuta africana var. capensis (Choisy) Baker in W.H. Harvey & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Cap. 4(2): 85. 1904.
    • Cuscuta myricoides Druce, Bot. Exch. Club Brit. Isles Rep. 3: 416. 1913 publ. 1914.
    • Schrebera schinoides L., Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 1662. 1763.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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