genus Viscum


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Noun1.genus Viscum - type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoodsgenus Viscum - type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoods
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Viscaceae, mistletoe family, Viscaceae - in some classifications considered a subfamily of Loranthaceae
Old World mistletoe, Viscum album, mistletoe - Old World parasitic shrub having branching greenish stems with leathery leaves and waxy white glutinous berries; the traditional mistletoe of Christmas
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The genus Viscum are arboreal hemi-parasites shrubs with twigs 15-80 cm long, which propagates on diverse host trees mainly on Oak and other deciduous trees (Anonymous 1992; Fleming., 1998).
Bussing, "Biological and pharmacological properties of Viscum album L.," in Mistletoe: The Genus Viscum, A.