Santalales is an order of flowering plants with a cosmopolitan distribution, but heavily concentrated in tropical and subtropical regions.

Families in the order Santalales of plants

Santalaceae - Santalaceae is a widely distributed family of flowering plants which, like other members of Santalales, are partially parasitic on other plants.


Opiliaceae - Opiliaceae is the botanical name for a family of flowering plants.

Olacaceae - Olacaceae is a family of flowering plants in the order Santalales.

Viscaceae - However, the APG II system, of 2003 (unchanged from the APG system, does not recognize the family, treating it as a synonym of Santalaceae.


Dipentodontaceae - Dipentodon sinicus is a small, deciduous tree.


Medusandraceae - Medusandra is a genus of flowering plants in the family Peridiscaceae.


Loranthaceae - Loranthaceae is a family of flowering plants, which has been universally recognized by taxonomists.