Journal articleA description is provided for , found from infected flowers of . Some information on its associated organisms and substrata, dispersal and transmission, economic impacts, habitats and conservation status is given, along with details of its geographical distribution (North America, USA (California, Oregon, Washington), Asia (China, Republic of Georgia, Japan),...
Disentangling parasitic vines in the tropics: taxonomic notes for an accurate identification of Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae) and Cassytha (Lauraceae).Abstract Parasitic plants are often associated with agricultural, forestry and grassland economic losses, but they are also keystone species in their natural ecosystems. Cuscuta (Convolvulaceae) and Cassytha (Lauraceae) are parasitic plants which have evolved similar stem habit and morphology, rendering them remarkably similar during the vegetative stage. Since both genera...
Soares da Silva, Simone ; Simão-Bianchini, Rosângela ; Simões, Ana Rita Giraldes ; Costea, Mihai