Aeginetia pedunculata Wall.

 
  • Family : OROBANCHACEAE
    (BROOMRAPE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orobanchaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aeginetia pedunculata Wall.
  • Common name : Yellow Ghost flower
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous forests and grasslands. On Humous rich soils in forests
  • Comments / notes : On roots of grasses
  • Key identification features : Root parasite
  • Flower, Fruit : September-November
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Shivamogga district, Udupi district, Uttara Kannada district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Odisha : Kalhandi district
  • World Distribution : Indo-Malesia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2011 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 4; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Aeginetia pedunculata. Downloaded on 7 December 2019.

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