Santalales

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Santalales
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Santalales
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Families

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Santalales is an order of flowering plants, consisting of 8 families, 151 genera, and about 1,000 species. All the families in Santalales are parasitic to some degree, attaching either to the roots or branches of their hosts.