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amarvalli in the market

amarvalli :

Dusparsa - Cuscuta reflexa Roxb

Substitute:

Hemiparasite Cassytha filiformis 

Adultrants:

Cuscuta chinensis

Controversy:

Cuscuta reflexa and Cassyatha filiformis is not mentioned in the Vrddhatrayi. Later writers have included it. Both are parasitic, yellow in color and exactly resemble each other and create controversy. But both are belongs to different families and identifies with the help of flowers and fruits. Both plants are separately growing on the fences or on the trees1

Commercial value:

parasitic climber

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