Santalum (genus)

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Scope note
Genus of woody flowering plants, either trees or shrubs. Most are root parasites that photosynthesize their own food but tap the roots of other species for water and inorganic nutrients. Several species, most notably S. album, produce highly aromatic wood, used for scents and perfumes and for herbal medicine.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024