Orobanchaceae

plural noun
Oro·​ban·​cha·​ce·​ae | \ ˌōrōˌbaŋˈkāsēˌē \

Definition of Orobanchaceae

: a family of widely distributed brown or yellow leafless root-parasitic herbs (order Polemoniales) with axillary or spicate 2-lipped flowers and a 1-celled ovary

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History and Etymology for Orobanchaceae

New Latin, from Orobanche, type genus + -aceae

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“Orobanchaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Orobanchaceae. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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