Definition of Family Orobanchaceae

1. Noun. Brown or yellow leafless herbs; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales.

Exact synonyms: Broomrape Family, Orobanchaceae
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Polemoniales, Polemoniales

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Orobanchaceae

family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae
family Oniscidae
family Ophidiidae
family Ophiodontidae
family Ophioglossaceae
family Opisthocomidae
family Opisthognathidae
family Orchestiidae
family Orchidaceae
family Orectolobidae
family Oriolidae
family Ornithorhynchidae
family Orobanchaceae (current term)
family Orycteropodidae
family Oscillatoriaceae
family Osmeridae
family Osmundaceae
family Ostraciidae
family Ostraciontidae
family Ostreidae
family Otariidae
family Otididae
family Oxalidaceae
family Oxyuridae
family Paeoniaceae
family Paguridae
family Palaemonidae

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 ..."

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