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Descriptor in English: Orobanche
Descriptor in Spanish: Orobanche
Descriptor in Portuguese: Orobanche
Descriptor in French: Orobanche
Entry term(s): Broom Rape
Broom Rapes
Broomrape
Broomrapes
Orobanches
Rape, Broom
Rapes, Broom
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.583.670.670
Scope note: A plant genus of the family OROBANCHACEAE. Lacking chlorophyll, they are nonphotosynthetic parasitic plants. The common name is similar to Broom or Scotch Broom (CYTISUS) or Butcher's Broom (RUSCUS) or Desert Broom (BACCHARIS) or Spanish Broom (SPARTIUM) or Brome (BROMUS).
Annotation: note entry term BROOM RAPE: other broom terms are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2003
DeCS UI: 37003
Descriptor UI: D031672
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/02
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Orobanche - Preferred
Concept UI M0398595
Scope note A plant genus of the family OROBANCHACEAE. Lacking chlorophyll, they are nonphotosynthetic parasitic plants. The common name is similar to Broom or Scotch Broom (CYTISUS) or Butcher's Broom (RUSCUS) or Desert Broom (BACCHARIS) or Spanish Broom (SPARTIUM) or Brome (BROMUS).
Preferred term Orobanche
Entry term(s) Broom Rape
Broom Rapes
Broomrape
Broomrapes
Orobanches
Rape, Broom
Rapes, Broom



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