Christisonia tubulosa

Christisonia tubulosa (Wight) Benth. ex Hook.f., Fl. Brit. India 4: 321 1884. (Syn: Oligopholis tubulosa Wight); Common name: Magenta Ghost Flower India as per Catalogue of Life; Fleshy leafless parasitic herbs, 15-26 cm high. Stem scaly, simple or branched from the rootstock. Scales 2-3 mm long, ovate-lanceolate. Inflorescence terminal, lax racemes; pedicels 1-2.5 cm long. […]

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Christisonia calcarata

Christisonia calcarata Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 4: t. 1426 1849. (syn. Christisonia stocksii Hook.);   Spurred Christisonia • Marathi: भुई नळा Bhui nala;   India, Pakistan (Sind) as per Catalogue of life; Herbs, root parasites; stem simple scaly; scales broadly ovate, obtuse. Flowers white, in racemes. Capsule upto 1 cm across, globose crowned by […]

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