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sandalwood family

Exocarpos

Exocarpos is a genus of shrubs and small trees in the sandalwood family Santalaceae. They are found throughout South East Asia, Australia and the Pacific Islands.

They are semi-parasitic, requiring the roots of a host tree, a trait they share with many other members of the Santalaceae.

In Australia, they are known as ballarts.

Species include:

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