Definition of Family Viscaceae

1. Noun. In some classifications considered a subfamily of Loranthaceae.

Exact synonyms: Mistletoe Family, Viscaceae
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Santalales, Santalales
Member holonyms: Genus Viscum, Viscum, Genus Phoradendron, Phoradendron

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Viscaceae

family Upupidae
family Uranoscopidae
family Ursidae
family Urticaceae
family Usneaceae
family Ustilaginaceae
family Valerianaceae
family Varanidae
family Veneridae
family Verbenaceae
family Vespertilionidae
family Vespidae
family Violaceae
family Viperidae
family Vireonidae
family Viscaceae (current term)
family Vitaceae
family Vittariaceae
family Viverridae
family Viverrinae
family Volvariaceae
family Volvocaceae
family Vombatidae
family Welwitschiaceae
family Winteraceae
family Xanthorrhoeaceae
family Xantusiidae
family Xenicidae
family Xenopodidae
family Xenosauridae

Literary usage of Family Viscaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"... are widely recognized as the most highly specialized of the 7 genera comprising the family Viscaceae. Within the genus, evolutionary specialization has ..."

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