Aeginetia pedunculata Wall.

 
  • Family : OROBANCHACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Orobanchaceae
  • Species : Aeginetia pedunculata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Aeginetia pedunculata Wall.
  • Key identification features : Achlorophyllous, root parasites with stolons bearing haustoria. Plant is reddish or yellowish, stem short, buried in the soil. Flowers are borne as 2-6 flowered corrymbs, calyx is yellowish, corolla long, tube is yellow with bluish limb, minutely denticulate. Anthers and stigma white.
  • Habit : Parasite
  • Native : Singapore, China, Java
  • Comments : Root parasite on grasses. Occasional in grasslands
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Shimoga, Uttara Kannada, Udupi, Dakshina Kannada
  • Floras referred : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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