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|Noun||1.||family Viscaceae - in some classifications considered a subfamily of Loranthaceae|
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 Viscum, Viscum - type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoods