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Aeginetia indica L. (Orobanchaceae) is an unique holoparasitic plant that occurs as a root parasite mainly on monocotyledonous plants, such as Imperata cylindrica (L.) P. Beauv., Oryza sativa L., and Saccharum. This native plant that was found in Kuningan Botanic Garden, West Java apparently is used as medicinal plants in China, Thailand and Phillipines. Therefore, more studies are needed to reveal its potential and horticultural requirements.

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