Taxon: Phelipanche mutelii (F. W. Schultz) Pomel

Genus: Phelipanche
Family: Orobanchaceae
Nomen number: 460113
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Sci. Phys. Algérie 11:106. 1874
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • erva-toura  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • guang yao lie dang  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite (fide Schneeweiss, pers. comm.; on cabbage & tomato fide F USSR, as Orobanche brassicae)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Schneeweiss, pers. comm.)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Spain Canary Islands
    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Egypt ; Libya ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria ; Greece ; Italy ; Malta ; Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Gibraltar ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Fujian
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia South Australia


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


Check other web resources for Phelipanche mutelii (F. W. Schultz) Pomel :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.