Orobanche epithymum DC.

First published in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck & A.P.de Candolle, Fl. Franç., éd. 3, 3: 499 (1805)
This name is a synonym of Orobanche alba subsp. alba

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Orobanche alba.]
  • Domina, G., Marino, P. & Castellano, G. (2011). The genus Orobanche (Orobanchaceae) in Sicily. Flora Mediterranea; Acta Herbsarii Mediterranei Panormitani sub Auspiciis Societas Botanicorum Mediterraneorum "Optima" Nuncupata Edita 21: 205-242. [Cited as Orobanche alba.]
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Orobanche alba.]
  • Uhlich, H. (2015). Geschichte der Erforschung der Sommerwurzgewächse (Gattung Orobanche und Phelipanche). Teil 2: Von Linnés "Species Plnatarum" bis Becks Monographie. Kochia 9: 59-92. [Cited as Orobanche alba.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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