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Plants by Family

Family Genus Common Name
Balanophoraceae Balanophora  Fungus Root
     
Loranthaceae Amyema Mistletoe
  Amylotheca Mistletoe
  Benthamina Shiny-leaved Mistletoe
  Atkinsonia Mistletoe
  Dactyliophora Mistletoe
  Decaisnina Mistletoe
  Dendrophthoe Mistletoe
Diplatia Mistletoe
Lysiana Mistletoe
  Muellerina Mistletoe
  Nuytsia Western Australian Christmas Tree
     
Santalaceae Anthobolus  
  Choretrum  
  Dendromyza  
  Dendrotrophe  
  Exocarpos Ballart
  Korthalsella  
  Leptomeria Currantbush
  Notothixos Mistletoe
  Omphacomeria  
  Santalum Sandalwood
  Viscum  
     
Orobanchaceae Centranthera  
  Orobanche Broomrape
  Striga Witchweed
  Euphrasia Eyebright
     
     
     



References (accessed 9 January 2017):


http://www.parasiticplants.siu.edu/ListParasites.html#anchor530678

http://www.anbg.gov.au/mistletoe/mistletoe-checklist.html

Watson David M ( 2011), Mistletoes of Southern Australia, CSIRO Publishing

Flora of Australia Volume 22 (1984), Rhizophorales to Celastroides, Australian Government Publishing Service


 

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