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Prazites and Semiparazite Plants

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Generally known parazites of the plants are funguses, bacterias and viruses. But also in plant kingdom,  group of plants has evolved independently,  which are partially of fully dependent on other plants as they obtain necessary nutriens for growth and development from them. Parazite plants are known mainly within dicotyledonous plants from  families Scrophulariaceae, Orobanchaceae, Loranthaceae, Monotropaceae, Santalaceae and Cuscutaceae.