Taxon: Phelipanche lavandulacea (Rchb.) Pomel

Genus: Phelipanche
Family: Orobanchaceae
Nomen number: 460112
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Sci. Phys. Algérie 11:106. 1874
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Sep-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite (on Bituminaria bituminosa & variety of herbs fide F Eur)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (on Bituminaria bituminosa & variety of herbs fide F Eur)

Distributional Range:


    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey

    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Croatia, Greece, Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


  1. Carlón, L. et al. Index of Orobanchaceae (on-line resource). 2005- (Index Orobanchaceae)
  2. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  3. Schneeweiss, G. M. 2011. Review of Orobanchaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Phelipanche lavandulacea (Rchb.) Pomel :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 25 April 2018.