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Санталоцветные (Santalales) 5/14/19

The Santalales are an order of flowering plants with a cosmopolitan distribution, but heavily concentrated in tropical and subtropical regions. It derives its name from its type genus Santalum (sandalwood). Mistletoe is the common name for a number of parasitic plants within the order.

Many of the members of the order are parasitic plants, mostly hemiparasites, able to produce sugars through photosynthesis, but tapping the stems or roots of other plants to obtain water and minerals; some (e.g. Arceuthobium) are obligate parasites, have low concentrations of chlorophyll within their shoots (1/5 to 1/10 of that found in their host’s foliage), and derive the majority of their sustenance from their hosts' vascular tissues (water, micro- and macronutrients, and sucrose).

Most have seeds without testae (seed coats), which is unusual for flowering plants.
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Баланофоровые (Balanophoraceae)

Баланофоровые (Balanophoraceae)

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Мизодендровые (Misodendraceae)

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Олаксовые (Olacaceae)

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Viscaceae is a taxonomic family name of flowering plants. In this circumscription, the family includes the several genera of mistletoes. This family name is…

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Опилиевые (Opiliaceae)

Опилиевые (Opiliaceae)

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Ремнецветниковые (Loranthaceae)

Ремнецветниковые (Loranthaceae)

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Санталовые (Santalaceae)

Санталовые (Santalaceae)

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Шёпфиевые (Schoepfiaceae)

Шёпфиевые (Schoepfiaceae)

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