Orobanche

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ŏrŏbanchē, from Ancient Greek ὀροβάγχη (orobánkhē, dodder, chokefitch), from ὄροβος (órobos, bitter vetch) + ἄγχω (ánkhō, strangle)

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Orobanche f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Orobanchaceae — certain flowering herbaceous plants parasitic on others, broomrape.

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