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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Cuscuta cephalanthi Engelm., Amer. J. Sci. Arts 43: 336 (1842).

Original Compiler: George Staples

This name is Accepted by:

  • Yuncker, T.G. (1932). The genus Cuscuta. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 18: 113-331. New York Botanical Garden.
  • Fernald & Rollins (1950). Gray's Manual of Botany, 8th edition: 1177-1185. Dioscorides Press.
  • 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.
  • Scoggan, H.J. (1979). Convolvulaceae. The Flora of Canada 4: 1253-1257. National Museum of Natural Sciences.
  • Martin, W.C. & C.R. Hutchins (1981). Convolvulaceae. A flora of New Mexico 2: 1546-1569.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. (1984). Convolvulaceae. Intermountain Flora, vascular plants of the intermountain west, U.S.A. 4: 74-84. New York Botanical garden.
  • Hitchcock, C.L. & A. Cronquist (1991). Convolvulaceae. Flora of the Pacific Northwest: 363-366. Univ. Washington Press.
  • 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.
  • Voss, E.G. (1996). Convolvulaceae. Michigan Flora, part III, Dicots 3: 95-104. Cranbrook Institute of Science.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Costea, Mihai (2011). emailed list of name & status changes. Personal communication from M. Costea via email 15 Oct. 2011 re: name & status changes in Cuscuta.