broomrape

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See also: broom-rape and broom rape

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Wikispecies

slender broomrape (Orobanche gracilis)

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Etymology[edit]

broom +‎ rape, part translation of species name O. rapum-genistae, where Latin rapum actually means turnip, not rape. This species is parasitic on broom plants.

Noun[edit]

broomrape ‎(plural broomrapes)

  1. Any of various plants, of the genus Orobanche, that are parasitic on the roots of other plants.

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