Orobanche cernua Loefl. var. nepalensis Reut.HerbWestern Ghats, Evergreen Forests, Root ParasiteFlora of Tamil Nadu, VOL. II, 1987Coimbatore, Dindigul, Theni

Botanical nameSynonymsFamilyCommon name
Orobanche alba Orobanche epithymum Orobanchaceae Thyme Broomrape
Orobanche cernua Orobanche bicolor, Orobanche sarmatica Orobanchaceae Nodding Broomrape

Orobanche aegyptiaca Pers. (N. Africa, Arabia, Mediterranean region to Pakistan and Himalayas) (syn. of Phelipanche aegyptiaca (Pers.) Pomel)
Orobanche alba Steph. in Willd. (Most of Europe, C. and N. Asia, S.W. Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kashmir to Tibet)
Orobanche amoena C.A. Mey. in Ledeb. (Trans Caspian, Turcomania, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, N.W. Himalayas to C. Asia)
Orobanche caesia Reichenb. (Central and S. Europe, Trans-Caucasus, Iran, Afghanistan, C. Asia and Kashmir) syn. of Phelipanche caesia (Rchb.) Soják
Orobanche cernua var. cernua (S. Europe, Egypt, Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan Himalayas to India) 
Orobanche cernua var. nepalensis Reut. in DC. (Nepal, Pakistan to Trop. E. Africa)
Orobanche clarkei Hook. f. (Karakorum in Pakistan and Kashmir)
Orobanche hansii Kerner (Himalayas, Tibet, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran)
Orobanche orientalis G. Beck (N.W. Himalayas, Pakistan, Pamir-Alai, Iran and Caucasus) synonym of Phelipanche orientalis (G. Beck) Soják
Orobanche purpurea Jacq. (Europe, N. Africa, W. Asia to the Himalayas) synonym for Phelipanche purpurea subsp. purpurea
Orobanche solmsii Clarke ex Hook. f. (Himalayas, Kashmir, Pakistan, Pamir-Alai, Turcomania)

Orobanche aegyptiaca Pers. (150-3100 m; Mediterranean, N. Africa, Arabia to Pakistan and Himalaya) (syn. of Phelipanche aegyptiaca (Pers.) Pomel)
Orobanche alba Steph. ex Willd. (2300-3400 m; Europe, N., C. & S. W. Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Himalaya (Kashmir to Nepal), Tibet)
Orobanche cernua var. cernua Loefl. (2400-2900 m; S. Europe, Egypt, Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, W. Himalaya (Kashmir to Nepal), W. Tibet)
Orobanche cernua var. nepalensis Loefl. (Trop. E. Africa to Pakistan, Nepal)
Orobanche coerulescens Steph. (2100-2700 m; E. Europe, through C. Asia to Japan) synonym of Phelipanche caesia (Rchb.) Soják
Orobanche ramosa L. (Nepal: doubtful) ambiguous synonym for Phelipanche ramosa (L.) Pomel
Orobanche solmsii C. B. Clarke ex Hook. f. (3400 m; Pakistan, Himalaya (Kashmir to Nepal))

Orobanche aegyptiaca Persoon [Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Kashmir, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Pakistan, S Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan; N Africa, SW Asia]. (syn. of Phelipanche aegyptiaca (Pers.) Pomel)
Orobanche alba Stephan in Willdenow [Afghanistan, Kashmir, Nepal, Pakistan, Turkmenistan; SW Asia, Europe].
Orobanche clarkei J. D. Hooker [Kashmir, Pakistan, Tajikistan].
Orobanche coerulescens Stephan in Willdenow [Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Russia, Turkmenistan; Europe]. synonym of Phelipanche caesia (Rchb.) Soják
Orobanche elatior Sutton [India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan; SW Asia, Europe].
Orobanche lanuginosa (C. A. Meyer) Beck ex Krylov [Afghanistan, Kashmir, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan; SW Asia, Europe]. syn. of Phelipanche caesia (Rchb.) Soják
Orobanche solmsii C. B. Clarke in J. D. Hooker [Bhutan, Kashmir, Nepal, Pakistan, Sikkim].

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