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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 chlorophyllous 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); Manen et al. (2004); Mortimer et al. (2022); Olmstead et al. (2001); Schneeweiss (2013); Schneeweiss et al. (2004); Schneider (2016); Thieret (1971). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Macranthera flammea, seep bog, Evans County, Georgia 2 by Alan Cressler | Macranthera flammea source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Agalinis | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Agalinis | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Aureolaria | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Erik Danielson | Aureolaria source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Orobanche fasciculata, Little Tongue River Headwaters, Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan County, Wyoming 1 by Alan Cressler | Aphyllon source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Genevieve Early, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Genevieve Early | Orobanche source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Castilleja | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Ann Walter-Fromson | Epifagus virginiana | Original Image ⭷

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