Purple Orobanche

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Purple Orobanche

Post by MWP admin » Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:29 pm

I found this species of Orobanche which I conclude to be parasitisng Daucus carota. Can it be the Orobanche lavandulaceae, simple O. pubescens or something else. The flower was somehow poorly developed or 'ugly'
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Post by Glimbo » Wed Feb 20, 2008 2:44 am

If it were in the UK I'd suggest O.maritima, but might this be O.aegyptiaca ?

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Post by jackpot » Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:58 am

possibly pubescence

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