Orobanche (Broomrapes) - Photo Gallery of Species

O. aegyptiaca

  1. Photo (a wild form) growing on Apiaceae; Georgia; May 2001 by Gerald Schneeweiss.

O. alsatica ssp. libanotidis

  1. Photo. Flowers. Rhön, Germany. Photo by Marco Klüber. Link goes to Flickr.

O. alba

  1. Photo. Bulgaria. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  2. Photo of the flowers and an extreme close-up of a flower. Parasitic on Thymus. Ötscher, Lower Austria. Photo by G. Glatzel, July 2005.
  3. Photo. Flowers. Ikaria, Greece. Photo by Karl Hauser. Link goes to Flickr.
  4. Photo. Flowers. Tessin, Switzerland. Photo by Marco Klüber. Link goes to Flickr.

O. amethystea

  1. Photo of parasite together with its host, Eryngium campestre. Kaiserstuhl, Germany. Photo June 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.
  2. Photo showing flower details. Kaiserstuhl, Germany. Photo June 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.
  3. Photo. Inflorescences. Granada, Andalucia region, Spain. Photo by Manuel M. Ramos. Link goes to Flickr.
  4. Photo. Parasitic on Hieracium. Algarve, Portugal. Photo by Chris Thorogood. Link goes to Flickr.

O. anatolica

  1. Photo growing on Salvia sp. (Lamiaceae). This is a phylogenetically isolated species within sect. Orobanche; eastern Anatolia; Photo June 2002 by Gerald Schneeweiss.
  2. Photo. Inflorescence; eastern Anatolia; Photo June 2002 by Gerald Schneeweiss.
  3. Photo. Inflorescence. Photo by Korigami. Link goes to Flickr.

O. arenaria

  1. Photo. Parasite growing on Artemisia campestris. Kaiserstuhl, Germany. Photo June 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.
  2. Photo. Flower details. Location and photographer as above.
  3. Photo. Group of parasites, together with their host, Artemisia campestris. Location and photographer as above.

O. artemisiae-campestris

  1. Photo. Parasitic on Artemisia. Sierra de Cazorla, Spain. Photo by Juan Sanchez. Link goes to Flickr.
  2. Photo. As O. picridis (a synonym). Dover, UK. Photo by Chris Thorogood. Link goes to Flickr.

O. bulbosa

  1. Photo. Habit of plant. Orange County, California. Photo by Chris Barnhill, Fullerton Arboretum.
  2. Photo. Excavated plant showing haustorial connection to the host root, Adenostoma fasciculatum. Orange County, California. Photo by Chris Barnhill, Fullerton Arboretum.
  3. Photo. Mt. Diablo State Park (Mitchell Canyon), Contra Costa County, California. Photo by David Hofmann. Link goes to Flickr.

O. californica

  1. Photo. Habit of plants parasitic on Grindelia integrifolia. Marrowstone Point, Kitsap Co., WA. Photo by A. Colwell (voucher no. 99-77).
  2. Photo. Close-up of inflorescences. Marrowstone Point, Kitsap Co., WA. Photo by A. Colwell (voucher no. 99-77).
  3. Webpage. Jepson's California Broomrape is rarely seen but during the summer of 2005 it has been seen in Orange Country, CA (a county record). Read more about this plant and see wonderful photographs of it on the web page prepared by Bob Allen.

O. canescens

  1. Photo. Growing on Chrysanthemum coronarium var. discolor. Sandy parking area at Plakias beach, Chania district, Crete. Photo March 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.

O. caryophyllacea

  1. Photo. Inflorescences. Samphire Hoe in East Kent, UK. Photo by Chris Thorogood. Link goes to Flickr.
  2. Photos. Various photos of the flowering plant. Photos by Maarten Sepp. Link goes to Flickr.
  3. Photos. Flowers. Rhön, Germany. Photo by Marco Klüber. Link goes to Flickr.

O. cernua

  1. Photo of variety cumana on its host Artemisia meyeriana (Asteraceae); Georgia; Photo May 2001 by Gerald Schneeweiss.
  2. Photo. Close-up of inflorescence. Bulgaria. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  3. Photo. Heavy infestation. Bulgaria. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  4. Photo. Parasitizing tomato. Jordan. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  5. Photo. Parasitizing tomato. Jordan. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  6. Photo. Heavy infestation of sunflower. Bulgaria. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  7. Photo. Parasitizing sunflower. Bulgaria. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  8. Photo. Infestation of sunflower. Bulgaria. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  9. Photo. Seeds. Bulgaria. Photo by L. J. Musselman.

O. coerulescens

  1. Photos. Various photos. Taiwan. Photos by Mingiweng. Link goes to Flickr.

O. cooperi

  1. Photo. Plant just prior to flowering, found on the sandy ground along Highway 62, near Granite Mt., California, USA. Photo by J.-M. Hu, Apr. 3, 1998. [Hu 98-308].
  2. Photo. Plant growing in a wash near Pass Mountain, north of Mesa, AZ. Photo Mar. 28, 2005 by Art Brown.
  3. Photo. Another plant from Pass Mountain, north of Mesa, AZ. Photo April 12, 2005 by Art Brown.

O. corymbosa

  1. Photo. Habit of plant in flower. Martis Creek Wildlife Area, Placer Co., California. Photo by Birdgal5. Link goes to Flickr.

O. crenata

  1. Photo. Broadbean field in Malta being devastated by this pathogen. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  2. Photo. On faba bean (Vicia faba). Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  3. Photo. Five inflorescences showing variation in flower color. Israel. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  4. Photo. Malta. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  5. Photo. Cultivated plants, England. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  6. Photo of plant with white flowers with O. ramosa (blue flowers). Growing in the same field in Syria. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  7. Photo. Parasitizing carrot (Daucus carota). Israel. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  8. Photo. Parasitizing carrot. Israel. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  9. Photo. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  10. Photo. Weed Research Organization. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  11. Photos. Series of photos. Ronda, Andalucia, Spain. Photos by Joaquín Ramirez. Link goes to Flickr.

O. densiflora

  1. Photo. Cádiz, Spain. Photo by D. L. Nickrent.

O. dhofarense

  1. Photo. Habit of Orobanche parasitic on Impatiens. Oman, Dhofar region, along road to Zayk from Salalah-Thumrayt road. Photos 18 Sept 2008 by Jeffrey Morawetz.
  2. Photo. Flowering stems of the parasite that have grown around a rock (removed). As above.
  3. Photo. Closer view of haustorial connection to host (Impatiens). As above.
  4. Photo. Inflorescence in hand. As above.

O. elatior

  1. Photo. Parasite on Centaurea scabiosa. This is a dark brownish colour-variant of this variable species. Kaiserstuhl, Germany. Photo June 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.
  2. Photo. Flower details. Location and photographer same as above.
  3. Photo. Yellow flower form, growing on Centaurea scabiosa. Location and photographer same as above.
  4. Photo. Parasitic on Centaurea scabiosa. Wiltshire, UK. Photo by Chris Thorogood. Link goes to Flickr.
  5. Photo. Flowers. Rhön, Germany. Photo by Marco Klüber. Link goes to Flickr.

O. fasciculata

  1. Photo. Habit of plant parasitizing Eriodictyon crassifolium. Orange County, California. Photo by Chris Barnhill, Fullerton Arboretum.
  2. Photo. Closer view of inflorescences. Orange County, California. Photo by Chris Barnhill, Fullerton Arboretum.
  3. Photo. Inflorescences emerging from the soil, partially excavated. Orange County, California. Photo by Chris Barnhill, Fullerton Arboretum.
  4. Photo.  Habitat showing plants growing along a roadside near host (Eriodictyon californicum), Mariposa Co., California.  Photo by A. Colwell.
  5. Photo.  Close-up of plant, Mariposa Co., California.  Photo by A. Colwell (AC05-5).
  6. Photo. Inflorescences. Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County, California. Photo by Eric in SF. Link goes to Flickr.

O. flava

  1. Photo. Koscieliska valley (east slope, near Zahradzisko), Tatra Mts., Poland. Wet and shadowy place. Presumably on Petasites sp. Photo: Mikolaj K. Zapalski, 17th July 2002.
  2. Photo. Close-up of flowers. Parasitic on Petasites paradoxus. Ötscher, Lower Austria. Photo by G. Glatzel, July 2005.

O. foetida

  1. Photos. Parasitic on Ononis natrix. Algarve, Portugal. Photo by Chris Thorogood. Link goes to Flickr.

O. gamosepala

  1. Photo of plant habit and flower close-up.  Georgia, 2 km S of Bakuriani, road to Khrats'koros. Photo 6 June 2005 by C. Davidson. From FloraoftheWorld.org.

O. gracilis

  1. Photo. Color-variants. This Orobanche species is the most common one in southern Germany and it is quite variable in size and coloration. All these photos were taken at the same location, Landsberg, Bavaria, Germany; June 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.
  2. Photo. Close up of the flowers of a yellow-colored plant. Location and photographer same as above.
  3. Photo. A group of yellow-colored Orobanche gracilis. Host plants are Lotus corniculatus and Hippocrepis comosa, as well as other members of Fabaceae. Location and photographer same as above."
  4. Photo. Deep red specimen of Orobanche gracilis. Location and photographer same as above.
  5. Photos. As O. austrohispanica (a synonym). Series of photos. Coin, Andalucia, Spain. Photos by Joaquín Ramirez. Link goes to Flickr.
  6. Photos. Series of photos. Canillas de Albaida, Andalucia, Spain. Photos by Joaquín Ramirez. Link goes to Flickr.

O. grossheimii

  1. Photo, a little known species of SW Asia growing on its host Cephalaria sp. (Dipsacaceae); southern Georgia; Photo July 2002 by Gerald Schneeweiss.
  2. Photo, inflorescence; southern Georgia; Photo July 2002 by Gerald Schneeweiss.

O. hederae

  1. Photo of parasite on Hedera helix. Berlin Botanical Garden, Germany. Photo by D. L. Nickrent.
  2. Photo of parasite on Hedera helix. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, England. Photo by D. L. Nickrent.
  3. Photo. A group of hypochromatic specimens and a close-up of a flower. Lyon, France. 15th June, 2002. Photos by Adam T. Halamski.
  4. Photo.  Flowering shoots just emerging from the soil near host plant (Hedera helix).  The Netherlands. Photo by Rogier van Vugt.
  5. Photo.  Close-up showing shoots in full flower.  The Netherlands. Photo by Rogier van Vugt.

O. latisquama

  1. Photos. Flowers and plant habit. East side of Puente de Aguila aqueduct, Andalucia region, Spain. Photo by Peter Greenwoods. Link goes to Flickr.
  2. Photos. Series of photos. Monda, Andalucia, Spain. Photos by Joaquín Ramirez. Link goes to Flickr.

O. lavandulacea

  1. Photo. Inflorescence. Sklavopoula, Crete, Greece. Photo by Jenny Neal. Link goes to Flickr.

O. lucorum

  1. Photo. Most probably on Berberis sp. Botanical Garden of the University of Warsaw, Warszawa (Warsaw), Poland. 6 July 2002. Photo by Adam T. Halamski.
  2. Photo. Close-up of a flower. Botanical Garden of the University of Warsaw, Warszawa (Warsaw), Poland. 6th July, 2002. Photo byAdam T. Halamski.
  3. Photo. Inflorescence. Photo by Du-Sa-Ni-Ma. Link goes to Flickr.

O. ludoviciana

  1. Photo. Flowering shoots.  Photo by W. H. Hodge.  Link goes to TROPICOS.
  2. Photo. Inflorescence. Mt. Bonnell, Travis Co, Texas. Photo by Josh (Gravitywave). Link goes to Flickr.
  3. Photos. Several photos of the plant. North Roosevelt Trap, Roosevelt Co., NM. Photos by Jerry Oldenettel. Link goes to Flickr.

O. lutea

  1. Photo. Habit of plant in full flower. Vienna Wood, Austria. Photo by G. Glatzel.
  2. Photo. Close-up of flowers. Vienna Wood, Austria. Photo by G. Glatzel.
  3. Photos. Flowers. Iller II West (km 15-19), Bayern, Germany. Photos by Karl Sauerbrey. Link goes to Flickr.

O. minor

  1. Photo. Inflorescence.Virginia. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  2. Photo. Inflorescence of plant parasitizing clover (Trifolium). North Augusta, South Carolina, USA. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  3. Photo. Close-up of plant on clover (Trifolium). Weed Research Organization. Photo by L. J. Musselman
  4. Photo. Close-up of flowers. Photo by L. J. Musselman

O. mutelii

  1. Photo of parasite growing on annual Asteraceae, traditionally regarded as very closely related to O. ramosa, but phylogenetically distinct; southern Spain. Photo April 2001 by Gerald Schneeweiss.
  2. Photo of plants growing on Oxalis pres-caprae. Roadside 6 km south of Aiga Varvara (N35°05'32" E24°58'52"), Iraklion District, Crete. Photo March 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.
  3. Photo of different morphotypes, all growing at the same site, on Oxalis pres-caprae. Karteros, Iraklion District, Crete. Photo March 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.
  4. Photo. Plant in flower. Givat HaMoreh, Israel. Photo by John Winder. Link goes to Flickr.

O. nana

  1. Photos. Series of photos. Arroyo Los Angeles, Malaga, Andalucia, Spain. Photos by Joaquín Ramirez. Link goes to Flickr.

O. nowackiana (syn. O. rechingeri)

  1. Photo of plant on its host Alyssum sp. (of Sect. Odontarrhena, Brassicaceae), Pindus mountains, Greece. Photo May 2000 by Gerald Schneeweisse.

O. owerinii

  1. Photo. This species, considered the wild type of O. crenata, is shown growing on Asteraceae and Fabaceae; southern Georgia; Photo July 2002 by Gerald Schneeweiss.

O. oxyloba

  1. Photo. Plant parasitic on Anthemis chia. Roadside near Hora Sfakion, ca. 350m altitude; (N35° 12' 26" E24° 07' 03"); Chania district, Crete. Photo April 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.

O. parishii

  1. Photos. Habit and flower close-ups. Etiwanda Creek, California. Photos by Naomi Fraga. Link goes to Flickr.

O. pinorum

  1. Photo. Close-up of flowers and buds. Leavenworth, WA. Parasitic on Holodiscus discolor. Photo by M. W. Ellis.

O. pubescens

  1. Photo. Inflorescence. Valley between Azogires to Anidri, Crete, Greece. Photo by Jenny Neal. Link goes to Flickr.

O. purpurea

  1. Photo of parasite on its host Achillea holosericea (Asteraceae), Pindus mountains, Greece, June 2000, Photo by Gerald Schneeweisse.
  2. Photo of parasite on Achillea spp. (Asteraceae); southern Georgia; Photo July 2002 by Gerald Schneeweiss.
  3. Photo. Inflorescences. Spain. Photo by Juan Sanchez. Link goes to Flickr.
  4. Photos. Flowering plants. Mediterranean coast near Carcassonne. Photo by Maarten Sepp.Link goes to Flickr.

O. pycnostachya

  1. Photos.  Beijing Baihua, China.  Photos by Yu Shengxiang, Guangmin Li, etc. Link goes to PlantPhotoBank.cn.

O. ramosa

  1. Photo. Plants of Texas origin, cultivated in the Greenhouse at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  2. Photo. Inflorescence of cultivated plant, white flowers. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  3. Photo. Cultivated plant, close-up of flowers. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  4. Photo. Variation in flower color (white and purple) and size. Bulgaria. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  5. Photo. Inflorescence of purple flowers. Possibly on Oxalis pes-caprae. Alto do Duque, Lisboa, Portugal. 5 April 2002. Photo by Adam T. Halamski.
  6. Photo. Flowers and dissected flowers. Link goes to Plant Web, plants of South Africa by Peter Swart.
  7. Photo. Parasitizing tobacco. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  8. Photo. Parasitizing tomato. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  9. Photo. Seedlings. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  10. Photo. Tubercles. Photo by L. J. Musselman.
  11. Photos. Flowers and plant habit. Barranco de Maro, Andalucia region, Spain. Photo by Peter Greenwoods. Link goes to Flickr.

O. rapum-genistae

  1. Photo. Flowers. Tessin, Switzerland. Photo by Marco Klüber. Link goes to Flickr.

O. reticulata

  1. Photo. Parasitic on Carduus defloratus in calciferous rubble, ca. 2000 meters elevation. Hochplatte, Ammergebirge-Mountains, Bavaria. Photo August 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.
  2. Photo. Flower details. Note the characteristic red venation on the apical upperside of the floral tube. Hochplatte, Ammergebirge-Mountains, Bavaria. Photo August 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.
  3. Photos. Flowers. Ampezzaner Dolomite, Italy. Photo by Marco Klüber. Link goes to Flickr.

O. riparia

  1. Photo. Flowering shoot.  Missouri.  Photo by G. Yatskievych.  Link goes to TROPICOS.

O. sanguinea

  1. Photo. Inflorescence.Inflorescence; parasitic on Lotus cytisoides. Elaphonisi Island, Crete, Greece. Photo by Jenny Neal. Link goes to Flickr.

O. teucrii

  1. Photo. Inflorescence. France. Photo by Pascal Blanchier. Link goes to Flickr.

O. tunetana

  1. Photo. This parasite, described from N. Africa and only recently found in Europe, is shown on its host Plantago albicans (Plantaginaceae); southeastern Spain; Photo April 2001 by Gerald Schneeweiss.

O. uniflora

  1. Photo. This beautiful member of the genus is widely distributed in North America. Photo of plant from the state of Washington by Steve Wolf (California State University).
  2. Photos. Inflorescences.  Missouri.  Yatskievych no. 99-46.  Photo by G. Yatskievych. Link goes to TROPICOS.
  3. Photo. This is O. uniflora var. purpurea. Parasitizing Montia perfoliata, Chelan Co., WA. Photo by Alison Colwell.
  4. Photo. Orobanche uniflora var. uniflora. Habit of individual with two flowers and close-up of flower. Sunset Park, State College, PA. Photo by Joel McNeil.
  5. Photo. Inflorescences. Kern County, California. Photo by Lara Hartley. Link goes to Flickr.

O. valida

  1. Photos. Habit and flower close-ups. Off the Manzanita trail, San Gabriel Mountains, California. Photos by Naomi Fraga. Link goes to Flickr.

O. vallicola

  1. Photo. Flowers. American River, Sacramento County, California. Photo by Native Orchids (Dan & Raymond). Link goes to Flickr.

O. versicolor

  1. Photo. (Synonym O. pubescens). With host Tordylium apulum. Near Myrthios, Chania district, Crete. Photo March 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann.
  2. Photo. Flower details. Note the dense cover of long withe hairs, location same as above. April 2004 by Andreas S. Fleischmann


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Last updated: 24-Apr-10 / dln