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Common name

English: Cowpea witchweed

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Scrophulariales (98)

        Family: Orobanchaceae (15)(family description)

          Genus: Striga (2)

            Epithet: gesnerioides (Willd.) Vatke (1)

gesnerioides => resembling a species of the genus Gesneria

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Striga gesnerioides at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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