Flora of the Southeastern United States
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OROBANCHACEAE

Orobanchaceae Ventenat. Broomrape Family.

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A family of about 96 genera and 2060 species, root-parasitic herbs lacking chlorophyll (Orobanchaceae sensu stricto) and chlorophyllose hemi-parasites (formerly placed in the Scrophulariaceae), of temperate and subtropical regions of the Northern Hemisphere (Manen et al. 2004).

Ref: Fischer In Kadereit (2004); Freeman, Rabeler, & Elisens (2019d) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2019); Olmstead et al. (2001); Schneeweiss (2013); Schneeweiss et al. (2004); Schneider (2016); Thieret (1971). Show full citations.

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