Author:
Jan Scholten
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3-655.74.00

Including: Eremolepidaceae.
French: Santalacees.
Genera: Acanthosyris, Amphorogyne, Antholobus, Arjona, Austroamericium, Buckleya, Cervantesia, Choretrum, Cladomyza, Colpoon, Comandra, Daenikera, Dendromyza, Dendrotrophe, Dufrenoya, Elaphanthera, Exocarpos, Geocaulon, Jodina, Kunkeliella, Leptomeria, Mida, Myoschilos, Nanodea, Nestronia, Omphacomeria, Osyridocarpos, Osyris, Phacellaria, Pyrularia, Quinchamalium, Rhoiacarpos, Santalum, Scleropyrum, Spirogardnera, Thesidium, Thesium.
Botany: often shrubs and trees; partially parasitic for water and inorganic nutrients.

Taxonomy
Santalaceae are in Santalales in the Apg3 classification. Eremolepidaceae are closely related to and included in Santalaceae.
In the Plant theory Santalaceae are placed in Subphase 4 of the Santalales.