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Common name

English: Branched broomrape

German: Ästige Sommerwurz

Portuguese: Erva-toira-ramosa

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2625)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2528)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2137)

      Order: Lamiales (178)

        Family: Orobanchaceae (15)(family description)

          Genus: Phelipanche (1)

            Epithet: ramosa Pomel (1)

Synonyms: Kopsia ramosa (L.) Dumort., Lathraea phelypea Forsk., Orobanche cannabios F.Schultz, Orobanche cannabis Vauch., Orobanche commutata Zumag., Orobanche micrantha Wallr., Orobanche ramosa L., Phelipaea albiflora Gren. & Godr., Phelipaea proboscistyla Bianca, Phelipaea ramosa (L.) C.A.Mey., Phelypaea albiflora Gren. & Godr., Phelypaea emarginata Reut., Phelypaea ramosa (L.) C.A.Mey., Phelypaea ramosissima Gennari, Phelypaea reuteri Moris

albiflora => white-flowered

commutata => changed, altered

emarginata => notched, emarginate, shallowly notched, e.g.with notched margin

micrantha => bearing minute flowers

ramosa => having many branches

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue, violet, beige, white

External links

Check for Phelipanche ramosa at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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