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Common name

English: Sand Broomrape

German: Sand-Sommerwurz

Portuguese: Erva Toira Das Areias

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2597)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2496)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2110)

      Order: Lamiales (172)

        Family: Orobanchaceae (14)(family description)

          Genus: Orobanche (6)

            Epithet: arenaria Borkh. (2)

arenaria => growing in sand

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: purple, violet

External links

Check for Orobanche arenaria at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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