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Taxon: Rhamphicarpa fistulosa (Hochst.) Benth.

 
Genus: Rhamphicarpa
Family: Orobanchaceae
Nomen number: 31068
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 10:504. 1846
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Aug-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite; parasite

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: New Guinea

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Western Australia (possibly)]


References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  3. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  4. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  5. Musselman, L. J. 1996. Parasitic weeds in the Southern United States (Castanea) 61:281.

Check other web resources for Rhamphicarpa fistulosa (Hochst.) Benth. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31068. Accessed 19 November 2018.