What is another word for Genus Cuscuta?

Pronunciation: [d͡ʒˈɛnəs kˈʌskjuːtə] (IPA)

The Genus Cuscuta is commonly known as a parasitic plant. It is commonly referred to as dodder, love vine, or strangleweed. Dodder is often used as a synonym for the Genus Cuscuta as it is the most common name used in the United States. Love vine is another term used to describe the parasitic plant due to its growth pattern that intertwines between other plants. Strangleweed is used to describe the plant as it slithers around its host plant, eventually causing its death. Other synonyms for Genus Cuscuta include devil's guts, witch's hair, and hell bind. These names also describe the parasitic nature of the plant and its impact on the host plant.

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What are the hypernyms for Genus cuscuta?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Related words: genus cuscuta, cuscuta, cuscutaceae, cuscutas, cuscutacea

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