Taxon: Phelipanche ramosa (L.) Pomel

Genus: Phelipanche
Family: Orobanchaceae
Nomen number: 460119
Place of publication: Bull. Soc. Sci. Phys. Algérie 11:103. 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:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968, as Orobanche ramosa)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968, as Orobanche ramosa)

Distributional Range:


    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Germany, Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain

    Other (exact native range obscure owing to confusion with other taxa)


  1. Carlón, L. et al. Index of Orobanchaceae (on-line resource). 2005- (Index Orobanchaceae)
  2. Park, J.-M. et al. 2007. Horizontal gene transfer of a plastid gene in the non-photosynthetic flowering plants Orobanche and Phelipanche (Orobanchaceae) Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 43:974-985.
  3. Pérez-de-Luque, A. et al. 2009. Understanding Orobanche and Phelipanche - host plant interactions and developing resistance Weed Res. 49(Suppl. 1):8-22.
  4. Schneeweiss, G. M. 2011. Review of Orobanchaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)

Check other web resources for Phelipanche ramosa (L.) 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 17 June 2018.