Definition of Family Viscaceae
1. Noun. In some classifications considered a subfamily of Loranthaceae.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Santalales, Santalales
Member holonyms: Genus Viscum, Viscum, Genus Phoradendron, Phoradendron
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Viscaceae
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 ..."