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Orobanche rapum-genistae Thuill. (Greater Broomrape)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Orobanche rapum-genistae (Greater Broomrape)

Suggested Literature

Orobanche rapum-genistae may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
Orobanche
(broomrapes)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Orobanche rapum-genistae is associated with:

tuber Faboideae - vetches, peas and beans (Fabales: Fabaceae) underground tuber parasitises root Minor Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985 [shrubby spp.]
tuber Cytisus - a genus of brooms (Fabales: Fabaceae) underground tuber parasitises root Major Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985
tuber Genista tinctoria - Dyer's Greenweed (Fabales: Fabaceae) underground tuber parasitises root Minor Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985
tuber Ulex - gorses (Fabales: Fabaceae) underground tuber parasitises root Major Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985

Associated with Orobanche rapum-genistae:

flower flower is robbed by Bombus terrestris - Buff-tailed Bumblebee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985 [corolla often perforated at the base]
stem (swollen, underground) (live) live stem (swollen, underground) is mined by larva Chyliza extenuata - a psilid fly (Diptera: Psilidae) Restricted Collin, J.E., 1944

Orobanche rapum-genistae may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
OROBANCHACEAE
(eyebrights, cow-wheats, louseworts & broomrapes)
Orobanche
(broomrapes)
Herbaceous Plants (via Orobanchaceae)

References

Clapham, A.R., Tutin, T.G. & Moore, D.M., 1985 Flora of the British Isles
Collin, J.E., 1944 The British Species of Psilidae (Diptera)
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