Orobanchaceae

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

Definition of Orobanchaceae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of orobanchaceae

New Latin, from Orobanche, type genus + -aceae


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