Cistanche tinctoria (Forssk.) Beck

First published in Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 4: 685 (1904), tentatively listed as a synonym.
This name is a synonym of Cistanche tubulosa

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Boulos, L. (2002). Flora of Egypt 3: 1-373. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo. [Cited as Cistanche phelypaea.]
  • 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 Cistanche phelypaea.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Cistanche phelypaea.]
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Cistanche phelypaea.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Moreno Moral, G., Sánchez Pedraja, Ó. & Piwowarczyk, R. (2018). Contributions to the knowledge of Cistanche (Orobanchaceae) in the Western Palearctic. Phyton; Annales Rei Botanica 57: 19-36. [Cited as Cistanche tinctoria.]

Other Data

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