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Cuscuta gigantea Griff.


Description from Flora of China

Stems thin or stout. Inflorescences racemose, compact. Flowers 5-7 mm, short pedicellate. Calyx reaching middle of corolla; sepals circular-ovate. Corolla lobes reflexed, elliptic-ovate, shorter than corolla tube. Stamens inserted below sinus, subsessile; scales ovate, reaching middle of tube, 2-cleft, fimbriate. Ovary globose. Style 1, subulate; stigma ca. as long as or shorter than style, ligulate. Capsule subquadrate, circumscissile.

On Tamarix; ca. 3400 m. Xizang [Afghanistan, Tajikistan]


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