EPPO Global Database

Aeginetia indica(AEIIN)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AEIIN
  • Preferred name: Aeginetia indica
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Tropical and subtropical Asia, from India to southeast Asia, China and Japan. A root parasite of grasses, sometimes damaging on rice

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Aeginetia indica var. gracilis Nakai
Orobanche aeginetia Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
forest ghost flower English
Indian broomrape English
Indische bremraap Dutch
nanban-giseru Japanese
ンバンギセル Japanese
yě gū Chinese
野菰 Chinese
야고 Korean
ya go Korean