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Pakistan | Family List | Orobanchaceae | Orobanche

Orobanche hansii Kerner, Nov. Pl. Sp. 2:15. 1870. Hook. f., l.c. 325; Blatter, l.c. 70; Novopokr. in Kom., l.c. 76; Schi.-Czeika in Rech. f., l.c. 15; R.R. Stewart, l.c. 672.

  • Orobanche cernua var. hansii (Kern.) Beck
  • Orobanche inconspicua Gontsch.

    Biennial or perennial, 20-40 cm tall, glabrous to pubescent; scales up to 12 mm long. Spikes dense. Bracts ovate, shorter than corolla with strong parallel veins; bracteoles absent. Calyx about half as long as the corolla with segments divided to the middle with lanceolate lobes. Corolla 20-25 mm long, nearly straight or slightly curved, glabrous or subglabrous, tubulose, with short, crenate, blue to violaceous lobes. Stamens inserted on the corolla tube at ovary level; filaments glabrous; anthers hairy. Capsules 6-7mm long.

    Type: Himalayas, Bhaga valley, 3300-3700m, parasitic on Artemisia, Jaeschke (WU).

    Distribution: Himalayas, Tibet, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran.


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