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Cuscuta (rights holder: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings)© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings (licence)


Twining, annual or perennial, parasitic herbs without chlorophyll, attached to the host by numerous haustoria. Stems slender, whitish, yellowish or reddish. Leaves alternate, reduced to minute scales or 0. Flowers in dense, ± sessile, spherical clusters, 4-5-merous. Sepals fused at base. Corolla usually white or pink, with 4-5-lobes fused below, usually with a whorl of scales inside the tube oppos... © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings (licence)

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Parent Taxon
Taxonomic Completion
2 of 171 accepted Species
Global Pollen Project UUID
Botanical Reference
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