Edited by Dan Nickrent

Family considered in the strict sense.  See also Aptandraceae, Erythropalaceae, Strombosiaceae and Ximeniaceae.

Olax L.


on Parasitic Plant Connection
  1. Olax imbricata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 1 (1820) 169; Hort. Beng. (1814) 5, nom. nud.; --Merr., Fl. Manila (1912) 185; EPFP 2 (1923) 117; --Sleumer, Blumea 26 (1980) 156; Fl. Males. ser. 1, 10 (1984) 8. India, Sri Lanka, Andaman Isls, Nicobar Isls, Myanmar, Thailand, Taiwan, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi, Lesser Sunda Isls, Moluccas, New Guinea, Pacific, Solomon Isls. Primary, also often on secondary forest, dry brushwood at low elevation. Photos


Nickrent, DL, V Malécot, R Vidal-Russell & JP Der. 2010. A revised classification of Santalales. Taxon 59: 538-558

Sleumer, H. 1984. Olacaceae. Flora Malesiana series 1, 10: 1-29

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines. www.philippineplants.org

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