Cuscuta europaea

Cuscuta europaea in Valley of Flowers

Cuscuta europaea or Greater Dodder is a leafless parasite vine which has yellowish and pinkish threadlike stems. It attaches itself to some other plant like to flax, goldenrod, etc. and nourished by the plant that supports it. The flowers are waxy, small and are arranged in globular heads. Greater dodders are observed to twine on different plants species. In India it occurs in temperate Himalaya from Kashmir to Sikkim. Greater dodder can be considered an emerging threat to plants diversity of Valley of Flowers.

English Name

Greater Dodder

Local Name

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Family

Cuscutacae, Dodder family.

Flowering time

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Habitat

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Uses

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Location in the Valley of flowers

This is found in deeper and middle parts of the valley of flowers.

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Cuscuta europaea
Cuscuta europaea

Cuscuta europaea
Cuscuta europaea

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