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


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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A. Al-Mayah, A., & M. Al-Asadi, W. (2017). An Account of Phelipanche Pomel (Orobanchaceae) in Iraq. American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences, 34(1), 237–251. Retrieved from