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Orobanche minor / Yaseutsubo ヤセウツボ

Bloom time: May-June

Orobancheceae /



Species in the genus Orobanche:

Orobanche coerulescens / Hamautsubo
Orobanche minor / Yaseutsubo

Orobanche minor / Yaseutsubo ヤセウツボ

Orobanche minor, a naturalized annual herb of 15-40cm in height, originating in Europe or Africa, is parasitic on plants in Fabaceae like Trifolium repens. The whole is light yellow-brown, with dense glandular hairs throughout and stems with sparse leaves degenerated into scales. Flowers are delicate yellow-brown, 1.2-1.5cm long, attaching at the bases of the rankings; upper lips shallowly split into two and the lowers into three, with irregular notches. Sepals' tips extend long in a tail way. Bloom time: May-June.




inserted by FC2 system