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Cistanche phelypaea

Cistanche phelypaea subsp. lutea


Cistanche is a worldwide genus of holoparasitic desert plants in the family Orobanchaceae. They lack chlorophyll and obtain nutrients and water from the host plants whose roots they parasitize.


Sandy, saline areas.


Playa Pinet, Santa Pola.

Santa Pola, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Lat: 38.20, Long: -0.58

Spotted on Apr 8, 2012
Submitted on Apr 28, 2012

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