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Table 1 Parasitic plant families represented in Nepal. See Additional file 1 for species-level profiles and Additional file 3 for species range maps

From: An ethnobotanical analysis of parasitic plants (Parijibi) in the Nepal Himalaya

Family Genus Number of species
Amphorogynaceae Dufrenoya 2
Balanophoraceae Balanophora 3
  Rhopalocnemis 1
Cervantesiaceae Pyrularia 1
Convolvulaceae Cuscuta 4
Loranthaceae Dendrophthoe 2
  Helixanthera 2
  Loranthus 2
  Macrosolen 1
  Scurrula 4
  Taxillus 2
Olaceae Olax 1
  Erythropalum 1
Opiliaceae Cansjera 1
  Lepionurus 1
Orobanchaceae Aeginetia 2
  Boschniakia 1
  Buchnera 2
  Centranthera 2
  Euphrasia 7
  Leptorhabdos 1
  Orobanche 6
  Pedicularis 71
  Phtheirospermum 1
  Striga 4
Santalaceae Osyris 2
  Thesium 2
  Santalum 1
Schoepfiaceae Schoepfia 1
Viscaceae Viscum 5