Plant Family


Family CN: Broomrape Family
Family Code: OROBAN
Family Parent: [in LAMIALES]
Family Authority: Ventenat 1799
Summary: 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).
Reference: Thieret (1971); Olmstead et al. (2001); Fischer in Kadereit (2004).
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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