Cuscuta suaveolens Ser.

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Common names:
Status: Introduced
Derivation of specific name: suaveolens: sweet-scented
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
Growth form(s): Climber.
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 18.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 36.

Wild, H. (1955). Common Rhodesian Weeds Government of Rhodesia, Salisbury Page 91. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cuscuta suaveolens
African Plant Database: Cuscuta suaveolens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cuscuta suaveolens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cuscuta suaveolens
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cuscuta suaveolens
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Cuscuta suaveolens
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cuscuta suaveolens
JSTOR Plant Science: Cuscuta suaveolens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cuscuta suaveolens
Plants of the World Online: Cuscuta suaveolens
Tropicos: Cuscuta suaveolens
Wikipedia: Cuscuta suaveolens

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cuscuta suaveolens., retrieved 25 May 2024

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