Boschniakia ressica (Cham. & Schlecht.) Fedtsch.
FamilyOrobanchaceae — APG family: Orobanchaceae
SynonymsOrobanche rossica Cham. & Schlecht., Boschniakia glabra Bong.
DescriptionNearly glabrous, brownish; stems several, coarse, with incrassated base; in- florescence longer than stem, bracts scalelike, broadly elliptic to ovate, ciliate; calyx half as long as corolla, with irregular lobes; corolla brownish-red, ciliated in margin; upper lip entire or emarginate, the lower short, 3-lobed; stamens exserted.
EcologyParasitic on the roots of Alnus crispa; in the mountains to at least 1,200 meters. Described from Kotzebue Sound and Siberia.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.