Lousewort (left) next to Common dandelion (right, yellow blossom)

Common name: Lousewort

Family: Orobanchaceae (formerly Scrophulariaceae)


Photo: Deosai Plateau, ca. 4000 m. N. Hewitt, Jul 2016


Sources and additional resources:

Pedicularis pectinata Wall. in GBIF Secretariat (2021). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://www.gbif.org/species/3740352. Accessed Jul 17, 2021.

Polunin, O. and A. Stainton (1999). Flowers of the Himalaya. Oxford University Press, Delhi. Entry 1048 (p. 301; plate 96).

WFO (2021): Pedicularis pectinata Wall. ex Benn. Online at: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000470828. Accessed 17 Jul 2021