Species Striga gesneriodes (Striga sp.)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Magnoliophyta
  • -- order: Lamiales
  • --- family: Orobanchaceae
  • ---- species: Striga gesneriodes
Characteristics:parasitic herb; purplish stems; attached to host plant by a haustorium (1-2 cm in diameter); scale-like leaves pressed to the stem; light blue or purple flowers
References:Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 204
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