mistletoe family

mistletoe family

noun
1. in some classifications considered a subfamily of Loranthaceae [syn: Viscaceae
2. in some classification includes Viscaceae: parasitic or hemiparasitic shrublets or shrubs or small trees of tropical and temperate regions; attach to hosts by haustoria [syn: Loranthaceae
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