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Striga
Striga sp are root parasites and cause great damage to crops. There is a current outbreak (2015)  in Mackay, Queensland.
The species featured are native and not a threat to crops.
     
  Striga curviflora
Striga  parviflora
     

 

Reference (accessed 19th June 2015):

https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/plants/weeds-pest-animals-ants/weeds/a-z-listing-of-weeds/photo-guide-to-weeds/witch-weeds

 

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Roger Fryer and Jill Newland  2014 - 2015

   

 

 

 

Striga