Orobanche aegyptiaca Pers.

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Orobanchaceae
  • Species : Orobanche aegyptiaca
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Orobanche aegyptiaca Pers.
  • Vernacular name : Sarson-banda, Bhatua ghas, Tokra, Batua ghas (Hin.); Bodu (Tel.)
  • Key identification features : Achlorophyllous, root parasites with stolons bearing haustoria.
  • Habit : Parasite
  • Flower, Fruit : November-February
  • Comments : Rare in northern Eastern Ghats. A parasite on tobacco plants.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Parlakhemundi Hills (Gajapati district), Ganjam district (Odisha State)
  • World Distribution : Central and Western Asia
  • 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=Orobanche aegyptiaca. Downloaded on 9 August 2020.


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