Orobanche aegyptiaca Pers.

 
  • Family : OROBANCHACEAE
    (BROOMRAPE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orobanchaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Orobanche aegyptiaca Pers.
  • Vernacular name : Sarson-banda, Bhatua ghas, Tokra, Batua ghas (Hindi); Bodu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : On Tobaco roots
  • Key identification features : Root Parasite
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Ganjam district, Gajapati district
  • World Distribution : Central and Western Asia
  • 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
  • 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=Orobanche aegyptiaca. Downloaded on 20 September 2019.

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