family Hydnoraceae


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Noun1.family 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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The weevil genus Hydnorobius Kuschel (Curculionoidea: Belidae: Oxycoryninae) is endemic to Argentina and includes three described species, all of which are known to develop in flowers and fruits of Prosopanche De Bary (root parasitic plants in the family Hydnoraceae) (Bruch, 1912, 1916, 1923; Kuschel, 1959, 1995; Marvaldi, 2005; Marvaldi et al., 2006).