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Noun1.Hydnoraceae - a family of flowering plants in Africa and Argentina that are parasitic on the roots of other plants
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Aristolochiales, order Aristolochiales - order of plants distinguished by tubular petaloid perianth and inferior ovary
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Weevils of the subtribe Oxycorynina (Belidae: Oxycoryninae) occur in Central and South America, and the species of its four genera are associated with root parasitic dicots belonging to the families Hydnoraceae and Balanophoraceae (Marvaldi & Ferrer, in press).
as used in Chloranthineae, Hydnoraceae, Apodanthaceae.
The Hydnoraceae comprise two genera, the African Hydnora Thunberg and the South American Prosopanche (Cocucci, 1965; Musselman, 1991), but only the latter is known to hold oxycorynine weevils (Marvaldi et al, 2006).