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Cuscuta pentagona
Cuscuta pentagona
Cuscuta pentagona

Wikipedia description

Cuscuta pentagona, the fiveangled dodder, is a parasitic plant which is placed in the family Convolvulaceae, but was formerly classified in the family Cuscutaceae. It is a parasite of a wide range of herbaceous plants but is most important as a pest of lucerne and other legumes.

It is native to North America, and unlike the closely related C. campestris has not become established on other continents.

Scientific classification

Clade: Core Eudicots/Asterids
Order: Solanales
Family: Convolvulaceae
Species: Cuscuta pentagona


Sample nameSample codeTissueRNA extractorSample providerBLASTSRA dataAssembly data
AHRN-Cuscuta_pentagoniaAHRNleavesBGIJames H. Westwood