Class Dicotyledoneae, dicots, מחלקה דו-פסיגיים

Family Orobanchaceae,
Broomrape Family, משפחה עלקתיים

Parasitic plants with Figwort-like flowers; no leaves, stalk is wrapped with alternate bracts; flowers, bisexual, irregular, 2 to 5 united sepals, 5 united petals (corolla is tubular with an upper and lower lip, similar to the Figwort Family), 4 stamens in pairs; the ovary is positioned superior and consists of 2 united carpels; fruit, a capsule with many seeds.

Genus Cistanche, יחנוק: Genus Orobanche, עלקת:‮‬

Class Dicotyledoneae, dicots, מחלקה דו-פסיגיים,Cistanche tubulosa,Cistanche lutea, Yellow broomrape, Desert Broomrape, יחנוק המדבר,Orobanche aegyptiaca, Egyptian broomrape, עלקת מצרית, Orobanche crenata, Scalloped Broomrape, עלקת חרוקה