Amarvel, Nirmuli

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Amarvel, Nirmuli
Scientific Name : Cuscuta species
Family : Cuscutaceae
Common Name : Dodder, Amarvel, Nirmuli
A parasitic climber which is capable of killing host plant. Seeds germinate in soil & soon find a host. As soon as it attaches to the host, the roots section dies. Then the parasite derives it food from the host plant only.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Perennial