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Arceuthobium spp.

 

Mistletoe

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderSantalalesMostly parasitic plants without a testa,
FamilyViscaceaeMistletoes
GenusArceuthobiumFrom the Greek arkeuthos, “juniper,” and bios, “life,” because the only species included in the genus when it was first given the name was a parasite on Juniperus oxycedri

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Arceuthobium spp. description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.

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Arceuthobium spp. (Mistletoe)

May be Arceuthobium vaginatum susbp. cryptopodum. · 8/30/2014 · NM
≈ 10 × 7" (25 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain

Arceuthobium spp. (Mistletoe)

May be Arceuthobium vaginatum susbp. cryptopodum. · 8/30/2014 · NM
≈ 10 × 7" (25 × 16 cm) ID is uncertain