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Pyrularia Michaux. Buffalo-nut.

A genus of 5 species, hemiparasitic shrubs, of e. North America and e. Asia (the other 4 species are of e. Asia). Pyrularia is placed in the segregate family Cervantesiaceae by Nickrent et al. (2010), but is sometimes treated in a more broadly-conceived Santalaceae.

Ref: Nickrent (2016a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2016); Nickrent et al. (2010); Zhou et al. (2019). Show full citations.

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