genus Loranthus


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Noun1.genus Loranthus - type genus of the Loranthaceae: 1 species
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Loranthaceae, Loranthaceae, mistletoe family - in some classification includes Viscaceae: parasitic or hemiparasitic shrublets or shrubs or small trees of tropical and temperate regions; attach to hosts by haustoria
Loranthus europaeus, mistletoe - shrub of central and southeastern Europe; partially parasitic on beeches, chestnuts and oaks
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At first, Van Tieghem (1894) tallied 118 genera which Engler (1897a) synonymised under the genus Loranthus Jacq.