Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight

 
  • Family : OROBANCHACEAE
    (BROOMRAPE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orobanchaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cistanche tubulosa (Schenk) Wight
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Rare
  • Key identification features : Scapigerous root parasite with scales. Flowers yellow in terminal spikes. Capsules ovoid or ovate-oblong, beaked.
  • Flower, Fruit : April
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Thane district
  • Literature : N.P. Sing & S. Karthikeyan 2000. Flora of Maharastra vol 1. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • 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=Cistanche tubulosa. Downloaded on 20 September 2019.

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