Definition of Family Orobanchaceae
1. Noun. Brown or yellow leafless herbs; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Polemoniales, Polemoniales
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Orobanchaceae
Literary usage of Family Orobanchaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"All degrees of parasitism are found, from the species of the broom-rape family (Orobanchaceae) which develop no leaves or chlorophyl and are entirely ..."
2. Wild Flowers of New York by Homer Doliver House (1918)
"... a prominent palate; spur shorter than the lower lip, subulate and upwardly curved. Broom Rape family Orobanchaceae Pale or Naked Broom Rape; Cancer-root ..."