Aeginetia pedunculata Wall.

 
  • Family : OROBANCHACEAE
    (BROOMRAPE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orobanchaceae
  • Species : Aeginetia pedunculata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aeginetia pedunculata Wall.
  • Key identification features : Achlorophyllous, root parasites with stolons bearing haustoria. Plant is reddish or yellowish, stem short, buried in the soil. Flowers are borne as 2-6 flowered corrymbs, calyx is yellowish, corolla long, tube is yellow with bluish limb, minutely denticulate. Anthers and stigma white.
  • Habit : Parasite
  • Flower, Fruit : September-October
  • Comments : Fairly abundant on the hills up to 720 m amidst grasses and mostly as a parasite on Themeda spp.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Sonabera Plateau (Kalahandi district) (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : India, Singapore, Cochinchina, Java
  • 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., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Aeginetia pedunculata. Downloaded on 15 July 2020.

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