Orobanche cernua var. pseudoclarkei S.M.H.Jafri ;
Pakistan, India as per Catalogue of Life;
Is this Orobanche cernua var. desertorum? : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5) + Attachments (2)
Seen on the sides of mustard and wheat fields in Bera, Rajasthan, February 2020.
Not sure if it is Orobanche cernua Loefl. var. desertorum C.Beck., Orobanchaceae. There were no tobacco plantations in the area.
Thanks, Radha ji, for the wonderful presentation.
Keys in Flora of Pakistan are as below:
I am unable to see the calyx properly. Pl. check.
As per Catalogue of life, Orobanche cernua var. nepalensis DC. is a syn. of Orobanche cernua var. desertorum G.Beck with no distribution in India.
However, Catalogue of life gives distribution of Orobanche cernua var. pseudoclarkei S.M.H.Jafri in India.
Thank you …, this is very useful.