Cuscuta campestris Yunck.

Common name

English: Fiveangled dodder

German: Amerikanische Seide

Mandarin: 原野菟丝子 (yuan ye tu si zi)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Solanales (89)

        Family: Convolvulaceae (38) (family description)

          Genus: Cuscuta (5)

           Epithet: campestris Yunck. (4)

Synonym: Cuscuta arvensis Beyr. ex Engelm.

arvensis => growing in fields

campestris => growing in fields

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, beige, white

External links

Check for Cuscuta campestris at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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