Taxon: Striga angustifolia (D. Don) C. J. Saldanha

Genus: Striga
Family: Orobanchaceae
Nomen number: 402000
Place of publication: Bull. Bot. Surv. India 5:70. 1963
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Jun-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • xia ye du jiao jin  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite (on Eleusine indica fide F Ceylon)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi ; Mozambique ; Zambia ; Zimbabwe
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman
    • China: China Hainan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan ; India ; Nepal ; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar ; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia


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