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Pakistan | Family List | Orobanchaceae | Orobanche

Orobanche oxyloba (Rent.) G. Beck in L. Koch, Entwickl. Orobanche. 209. 1887. Novopokr. in Kom., l.c., 64; Schi.-Czeika in Rech. f., l.c. 9; R.R. Stewart, l.c. 673.

  • Phelipaea oxyloba Rent.

    Annual or biennial, 10-20 cm tall, simple or sparsely branched, subglabrous. Spikes short, dense. Bracts slightly shorter than the calyx, 5-8(-9) mm long, triangular to ovate, acuminate; bracteoles free, ± as long as the calyx, narrow, linear. Calyx 7-9 mm long, deeply 4-toothed with teeth longer than the tube, subulate. Corolla 17-20 mm long, tubulose-infundibuliform, constricted above the ovary and at the insertion point of stamens, inflated below, expanded above with triangular-ovate, acute, ciliate lobes, pale blue. Stamen filaments glabrous or sparsely ciliate at the base; anthers slightly pilose along the sutures. Stigma pale bluish.

    Type: In Caria and muros prope castellum Alayae, Heldreich (G).

    Distribution; Balkans, eastwards to Pakistan.


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