Orobanche minor

Orobanche minor Sm.

Common Names

هلوك، زب الأرض (Arabic), زب الديب (زَب الدِيب) (Arabic), دوانين، دواويل (Arabic)

Languages: English



Height: 10-50 cm.

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Atlantic Islands, Mediterranean region, southwest Asia, Crimea, Transcaucasus, western Europe, extending to British Isles, East Africa; naturalized in North America and New Zealand.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile Valley North of Nubia (Location: Delta), Nile Valley North of Nubia, Nubia.

Life Expectancy



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L., Boulos. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Cairo: Al Hadara Publishing..
V., Täckholm. (1974).  Students’ Flora of Egypt, 2nd Ed. Cairo: Cairo University Press..
V., Täckholm., & M. Drar. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science. Cairo: Cairo University Press..