Family: Orobanchaceae
Cistanche rosea Baker ssp. crimson Ataei subsp. nov.
Name Institution Det by and when
CistancheHerbariumNajibeb Ataei March 2012
Cistanche phelypaea (L.) CoutinhoNorfolkLytton J. Musselman 20 March 1985
Cistanche rosea Baker ssp. crimson Ataei subsp. nov.HerbariumNajibeh Ataei May 2014
Collector/Expedition: Collenette, Iris Sheila (Mrs).
Collection number: 5028
Collection date: 05 February 1985
Country of origin: Saudi Arabia
Collecting locality: Rugged coral country N.N.E. of Farasan Village.
Habitat: In deep (20ft) cleft in coral. Shady.
Description: Stout erect succulent spike to 30 cm tall with crimson bracts. Clear, almost translucent, orange flowers 1.5 cm wide and 1.5 cm long. No scent.
Miscellaneous notes: Root parasite on either _Commiphora gileadensis_ or _Maerna longifolia_ or _ Salvadora persica_.
Barcode: E00029711
Herbarium region: 2A_ARABIA (Arabian Peninsula)
Associated material:
DNA sample
DNA sample
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