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Cuscuta chinensis Lam.

Synonyms

Cuscuta americana, Cuscuta aphylla, Cuscuta capillaris, Cuscuta carinata, Cuscuta exigua, Cuscuta fimbriata, Cuscuta hyalina, Cuscuta maritima, Cuscuta sulcata, Grammica aphylla, Grammica chinensis, Pentake chinense

Common names

Dodder, Hamool, hamoul

Extract from Wikipedia article

Cuscuta chinensis Lam. is a parasitic plant in the family Convolvulaceae. It is native to China and was first described in 1786.

LinkDodder (Cuscuta chinensis) parasitizing on alfalfa in Trainah gardens. Southern Qatar, March 5, 2014
Location on mapsMazra`at Turayna, Qatar
LinkDodder (Cuscuta chinensis) with flowers parasitizing on alfalfa in Trainah gardens. Southern Qatar, March 5, 2014
Location on mapsMazra`at Turayna, Qatar

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