Eastern Mojave Vegetation Coll. No. 1039, Cuscuta pacifica var. pacifica  


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  Convolvulaceae Cuscuta pacifica pacifica
Scanned 29 Dec 2014.

Coll. No. 1039, 13 September 2013, keyed 29 December 2014, characters observed while keying: Plants non-green, parasitic, growing on Salicornia in tidal flat; Leaves absent; Flowers separate from host inflorescence; Pedicel 0.5+ mm.; Calyx, 2.5-3.0 mm., tube 1.3 mm., ±=lobes, net-veined not papillate, tip acute, not appendaged; Corolla, bell-shaped, tube 2.0 mm. + lobes 1.5-2.0 mm. = 3.5-4.0 mm., scale absent present (and quite difficult to see in recently rehydrated material), fringed, corolla tips straight, acute, ±like calyx tips; Stamens alternate; Filaments 0.5 mm., flattened; Anthers 0.4 mm.; Styles 0.5 mm.; Stigma spheric;

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