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|Family: Convolvulaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cuscuta||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cuscuta reflexa Roxb.
Inflorescence: raceme- or panicle-like with clusters of 1--3 flowers; pedicels 1--4 mm. Flower: 5--11 mm, membranous except fleshy at bases of receptacle, parts in 5s; calyx 1/4--1/3 corolla tube, cup-shaped, divided +- 2/3, not veined, not shiny, papillate, lobes ovate to widely ovate bases overlapped, margins irregular, tip rounded or obtuse; corolla tube 5--9 mm, cylindric, scales 1/3--1/2 corolla tube, oblong or ovate, rounded, uniformly densely fringed, lobes erect to reflexed, 1/3--1/4 tube, triangular-ovate, margins irregularly minute-crenate to entire, tip rounded to obtuse; filaments 0--0.1 mm, anthers included, 0.5--0.8 mm, elliptic to oblong; styles 2, fused, 0.2--0.4 mm, < ovary, stigmas; stigmas 0.9--1.2 mm, conic, awl-shaped, or elongate. Fruit: circumscissile, 5--10 mm, 4--8 mm wide, conic-spheric to sub-square, without opening between styles, not translucent, capped by corolla or not. Chromosomes: 2n=28,30,32,42,48.
Ecology: Woody pls, e.g., Hedera canariensis; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: Formerly CaRH, ScV, SnGb; Distribution Outside California: Asia. Flowering Time: Aug--Oct
eFlora Treatment Author: Mihai Costea & Saša Stefanović
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cuscuta pacifica var. papillata
Next taxon: Cuscuta salina
Citation for this treatment: Mihai Costea & Saša Stefanović 2017. Cuscuta reflexa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=82051, accessed on March 25, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 25, 2017.