A unique mode of parasitism in the conifer coral tree Parasitaxus ustus (Podocarpaceae)

Taylor Feild, Timothy Brodribb

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Abstract

Almost all parasitic plants, including more than 3000 species, are angiosperms. The only suggested gymnosperm exception is the New Caledonian conifer, Parasitaxus ustus, which forms a bizarre graft-like attachment to the roots of another conifer Falcatifolium taxoides.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1316 - 1325
Number of pages10
JournalPlant Cell and Environment
Volume28
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

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