Cuscuta campestris – definition and explanations –


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Classic classification
Govern Plant
Division (Division is a composition law that associates the product of the first with two numbers…) Magnoliophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
command Solanales
Family Cuscutaceae
Gender Cuscuta
Binomial name (In taxonomy (botany, zoology, etc.), the binomial name or binomial comes from…)
Cuscuta campestris
Phylogenetic classification (Phylogenetic classification is a system for classifying living things…)
command Solanales
Family Convolvulaceae

There Tramp (Cuscuta campestris Yunck., Devil hair or “devil’s claw” is a plant in the family Convolvulaceae.


It is a plant that contains almost no chlorophyll (chlorophyll (a word composed in 1816 from Greek roots…), parasitically colonizing a large number (The concept of number in linguistics is discussed in the article “Number. ..” treated) of plants. The leaves are practically absent, the flowers, grouped at the nodes in glomeruli, are white, with 5 triangular petals, two styles and prominent stamens. The stem (The stem is in plants, the axis generally airy, which lengthens the root and…), yellow (There are (at least) five definitions of yellow denoting roughly the same thing…) or light orange, rotates as it protrudes from the through its suckers host plant feeds.

Synonyms and common names

Flax thread, devil’s thread, cuscuta, cabellos de Venus, clover thread, love tendril, woman’s shoelace; Hairwort; Devilguts, Cuscuta epitimo; Pittimo; erba lava, epitimo; Capuchin Barbas; cabellos de tomillo, hair of the devil, hair of Venus; Monk’s beard, devil’s claws, thyme silk; thyme silk; clover silk; Quendel devil’s thread.


  • Reproductive organs:
    • Type of inflorescence: Glomeruli
    • Gender distribution: hermaphrodite
    • Type of pollination (pollination is the preferred mode of reproduction of angiosperm plants and…): entomogamous, autogamous
    • Flowering time: June to October
  • Seeds (In the life cycle of “seed plants”, the seed is the structure that…):
    • Type of fruit (In botany, the fruit is the plant organ that protects the seed…): capsule that opens transversely. Contains 2 to 3 seeds.
    • Distribution type: Barochore
  • Habitat and distribution:
    • Typical habitat: Limestone lawns (limestones are sedimentary rocks, third most common after…)
    • Distribution area: Southern Eurasia

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Flowers of the field twine

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Colonization of the environment by Cuscuta campestris

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Cuscuta campestris – 2 seeds in a capsule