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Pakistan | Family List | Orobanchaceae

Aeginetia Linn., Sp. Pl. 2:632. 1753. Gen. Pl. ed. 5:280.1754; Hook.f.,Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:320.1885; Ridley, Fl. Malay. Penin. 2:488.1923.

Scapes 1 (-few)-flowered. Flowers large, bracteate, ebracteolate. Calyx spathaceous, apparently tubular below but split to the base anteriorly. Corolla-tube broad, outcurved, obscurely 2-lipped, subequally 5-lobed. Stamens included, filaments longer than the anthers; anther cells unequal, one fertile and the other sterile with basal spur (or absent in the upper stamens). Capsule many seeded; seeds pitted.

About 10 species, chiefly Indo-Malayan or tropical Asian; represented here by 1 species.

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