All Floras      Advanced Search
Page 15 Login | eFloras Home | Help
Pakistan | Family List | Orobanchaceae | Orobanche

Orobanche solmsii Clarke ex Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 4:325. 1884. Blatter, l.c., 70; Novopokr. in Kom., l.c. 81; Schi.-Czeika in Rech. f., l.c. 12, tab. 3, fig 2; R R. Stewart, l.c. 673.

  • Orobanche nikitinii Novopokr.

    Biennial or perennial, (15-) 30-45 cm tall, often robust,c.2 cm thick below, pubescent pale yellowish-brown; scales 12-15 (-25) mm long, lanceolate. Spikes 10-20 (-25) cm long, dense. Bracts ± as long as or exceeding the flowers, narrow, lanceolate; bracteoles absent. Calyx half as long as the corolla, 2-segmented, each segment 2-fid to the middle with lanceolate teeth. Corolla usually 14-18 mm long, yellow, puberulous, curved with crenulate lobes. Stamens inserted down below the corolla tube; filaments and anthers glabrous. Stigma 2-lobed. Capsule 5-6 (-7) mm long, oblong-ovoid.

    Type: W. Himalaya, Kumaon at Tola, 11500 ft., Strachey & Winterbottom (K).

    Distribution: Himalayas, Kashmir, Pakistan, Pamir-Alai, Turcomania.

    Differs from Orobanche alba Steph. by its 2-fid calyx-segments and different corolla lips.


    Related Objects  
  • Illustration (M.Y. Saleem)
  • Illustration

  •  |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |