Parasitic Plant Connection

Misodendraceae J. Agardh.

Family Description

Distribution Map
Misodendraceae Distribution Map

List of Genera


Misodendrum angulatum

Misodendrum brachystachyum

Misodendrum gayanum

Misodendrum linearifolium

Misodendrum oblongifolium

Misodendrum punctulatum

Misodendrum quadriflorum


The position of the family within Santalales has been discussed by Nickrent, D. L., and V. Malécot (2001), a web version of which can be viewed HERE.  

A detailed molecular phylogeny of the species within the genus has been published (Vidal-Russell and Nickrent, 2008) and the pdf file can be viewed HERE.


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Last updated: 04-Nov-10 / dln