1. [ noun ] (biology,botany) in some classifications considered a subfamily of Loranthaceae
Synonyms: family_Viscaceae Viscaceae
Related terms: dilleniid_dicot_family Santalales Phoradendron Viscum
2. [ noun ] (biology,botany) in some classification includes Viscaceae: parasitic or hemiparasitic shrublets or shrubs or small trees of tropical and temperate regions; attach to hosts by haustoria
Synonyms: family_Loranthaceae Loranthaceae
Related terms: parasitic_plant dilleniid_dicot_family Santalales Nuytsia Arceuthobium Loranthus
Similar spelling:   mistletoe_fig