Voucher: KYRG 24
Cuscuta lupuliformis Krocker
Region: Jalal-Abad Oblast Chatkal Rayon
Gazetteer: Ters Valley, outside Besh-Aral State Res
Coordinates: 41º39'31'' N, 70º43'25'' E Alt: 1451m
Plant parasite on Clematis orientalis RB23. Stem orange twining with thick haustorium when in contact with host. Flowers yellowish, white, inconspicuous.
Damp meadow with tall grass community with Ligularia, Rhinanthus, Hippophae, Betula, Crataegus.
Identification Notes: Verified with Flora of the USSR. Vol.19, V. L. Komarov. Glabrous parasite. Corolla twice as long as the calyx, cylindrical. Ovary with one style. Stigmas 2 parted, ovate, connate at base and half as long as the style.
Ancillary Collections: photos
Borosova, R. 24 9 July 2008