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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cuscuta leptantha Engelm., Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 1: 489 (1859).

Original Compiler: George Staples

This name is Accepted by:

  • Progel, A. (1869). Cuscutaceae. Flora Brasiliensis 7: 372-389 +406.
  • Gray, A. (1878). Convolvulaceae. Synoptical Flora of North America, edit. 1 2(2): 207-224, 394.
  • Yuncker, T.G. (1932). The genus Cuscuta. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 18: 113-331. New York Botanical Garden.
  • Correll, D.S. & M.C. Johnston (1970). Cuscuta, in Man. Vasc. Pl. Texas. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas: 1255-1261. Texas Research Foundation.
  • Wiggins, I.L. (1980). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Baja California: 373-385. Stanford Univ. Press.
  • Martin, W.C. & C.R. Hutchins (1981). Convolvulaceae. A flora of New Mexico 2: 1546-1569.
  • Kartesz, J.T. (1994). Convolvulaceae, Cuscutaceae. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland 1: 217-221-& 227-228. Timber Press.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Costea, M. & S. Stefanovic (2010). Evolutionary history and taxonomy of the Cuscuta umbellata complex (Convolvulaceae): evidence of past hybirdization from discordant nuclear and plastid phylogenies. Taxon 59: 1783-1800.