New combinations are here proposed for Maracanthus costaricensis (Kuijt) Kuijt [≡ Oryctina costaricensis Kuijt] and Passovia pedunculata (Jacq.) Kuijt [≡ Loranthus pedunculatus Jacq.]. Five new species of Loranthaceae from South America are also described and illustrated: Psittacanthus longiflorus Kuijt from Peru, Struthanthus cajamarcanus Kuijt from Peru, S. ophiostylus Kuijt from Peru, S. truncatus Kuijt from Colombia, and Tristerix divaricatus Kuijt from Peru. The name Passovia pedunculata is neotypified.
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