Striga gesnerioides (Willd.) Vatke, a plant of the Scrophulariaceae that is often reported to be parasitic on the roots of crop plants, has been reported for the first time from the Kalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve forest, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India. The specimen was collected from the Kakachi forest range.
"Striga gesnerioides (Willd.) Vatke: A New Record for the Kalakad –Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu, India,"
Ethnobotanical Leaflets: Vol. 2008
, Article 15.
Available at: http://opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/ebl/vol2008/iss1/15