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plants) > magnoliids > Order: Piperales
Rootless, leafless, fungus-looking plants that in southern
Africa are parasitic on Euphorbia,
Acacia and Albizia
species. Two genera and seven species (Africa, Madagascar, Arabia, South and
Central America) with one genus (Hydnora) and three species native to southern Africa.
Genera native to southern Africa
About five species (Arid to semi-arid regions of Africa, Réunion, Madagascar
and Arabia), with three species native to southern Africa.