Santalales


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Santalales

[‚san·tə′lā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of dicotyledonous plants in the subclass Rosidae characterized by progressive adaptation to parasitism, accompanied by progressive simplification of the ovules.
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Frugivoria de larvas de Neosilba McAlpine (Diptera, Lonchaeidae) sobre Psittacanthus plagio phyllus Eichler (Santalales, Loranthaceae) no sudoeste de Mato Grosso do Sul, Brasil.
rosids (45 genera), Caryophyllales (five genera), and Santalales (one
the asterids, rosids, and Santalales. The Caryophyllales do not have any
c/p-n 5,192 8,887 Jussieu Rutaceae Citrus jambhiri c/p/s-n 79 11,113 Lush Citrus sinensis (L.) c/p-n 33 4,411 Osbeck Santalales Olacaceae Schoepfia sp.
Misodendraceae: the first aerial parasites of Santalales. Botany 2006 Abstracts.
The order Santalales consists of six mostly parasitic families (e.g., Savolainen et al., 2000b).
In addition, a few highly evolved groups form embryos without cotyledons, as in the Orobanchaceae, Santalales, Rafflesisles, and others among dicots, and Orchidaceae in monocots (Rangaswamy, 1967; Natesh & Rao, 1984).
(Olacaceae) from Santalales, and Gunnera manicata Linden (Gunneraceae) were used as the outgroups based on the results from the larger analyses.