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Cistanche phelypaea

Cistanche phelypaea subsp. lutea

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Sandy, saline areas.

Notes:

Playa Pinet, Santa Pola.

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Santa Pola, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

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

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