family Loranthaceae


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Noun1.family Loranthaceae - in some classification includes Viscaceae: parasitic or hemiparasitic shrublets or shrubs or small trees of tropical and temperate regionsfamily Loranthaceae - in some classification includes Viscaceae: parasitic or hemiparasitic shrublets or shrubs or small trees of tropical and temperate regions; attach to hosts by haustoria
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
order Santalales, Santalales - order of plants distinguished by having a one-celled inferior ovary; many are parasitic or partly parasitic usually on roots
genus Loranthus, Loranthus - type genus of the Loranthaceae: 1 species
Arceuthobium, genus Arceuthobium - genus of chiefly American plants parasitic on conifers
genus Nuytsia, Nuytsia - one species
parasitic plant - plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it
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The family Loranthaceae comprises 700 species in 60 genera (KUIJT, 2007) and is abundant in the tropics, inhabiting a wide variety of hosts (TAINTER, 2002; LEAL et al.
Tropical mistletoes, from the family Loranthaceae, are a great example of biodiversity and the symbiotic relationship between plants and animals.
A chemotaxonomic study of twelve species of the family Loranthaceae.