Osyris Osiris alba Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked): Core eudicots Order: Santalales Family: Santalaceae Genus: Osyris
The species of this genus are mostly hemi-parasitic, meaning that although they can survive and grow by themselves, they will also opportunistically tap into the root systems of nearby plants and parasitize them.
- "Santalaceae Osyris L.". Plant Name Details. IPNI. 2003-07-02. http://www.ipni.org/ipni/idPlantNameSearch.do?id=36227-1. Retrieved 2007-08-06.
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