EPPO Global Database

Cassytha filiformis(CSYFI)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CSYFI
  • Preferred name: Cassytha filiformis
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Western Asia, India, Bangladesh, China (including Taiwan), Japan, Indochina, Malesia, tropical Africa, Madagascar, USA (Florida), Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern half), New Guinea, Australia. A much-branched parasitic climber, with reduced leaves


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cassytha americana Nees
Cassytha brasiliensis von Martius
Cassytha senegalensis Chevalier

Common names
Name Language
dodder laurel English (AU)
false dodder English (AU)
love-vine English
fadenförmiges Flechtkraut German
cassythe d'Amérique French
bejuco dorado Spanish
bejuco fideo Spanish (CU)
cabellos de angel Spanish
fideillo Spanish
fideos Spanish
tente en el aire Spanish (BO)
cipo-de-chumbo Portuguese (BR)
falsa-cuscuta Portuguese
herva-de-chumbo Portuguese (BR)
ramas-de-sebe Portuguese
sunazuru Japanese
スナヅル Japanese
wú gēn téng Chinese
无根藤 Chinese