An Account of Phelipanche Pomel (Orobanchaceae) in Iraq

  • Abdulridha A. Al-Mayah Department of Ecology, College of Science, University of Basrah
  • Widad M. Al-Asadi Department of Ecology, College of Science, University of Basrah
Keywords: Broomrapes, Phelipanche, Orobanchaceae, Parasitic plant, Iraq.


Full taxonomical descriptions were given to eight species of  Phelipanche Pomel (Orobanchaceae) recorded in Iraq. A key for species identification, habitat, flowering period, distribution in Iraq, general distribution and comment on species relationships were presented. Floral characteristics, photographs and maps of distribution of species were illustrated. 


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