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Descriptor English: Loranthaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Loranthaceae
Descriptor Loranthaceae
Entry term(s) Tapinanthus
Scope note: Vistosa familia de plantas del muérdago, del orden Santalales, subclase Rosidae, clase Magnoliopsida. Entre ellas se incluyen plantas tropicales parasitadas por haustoria relacionada con el huésped. Sus hojas son opuestas y gruesas. Las flores (4-7) poseen cáliz y corola. Los frutos están constituidos por bayas que contienen una sola semilla.
Descriptor Portuguese: Loranthaceae
Descriptor French: Loranthaceae
Entry term(s): African Mistletoe
Argentine Mistletoe
Dendrophtora
Dendrophtoras
Ligaria cuneifolia
Ligaria cuneifolias
Mistletoe, African
Mistletoe, Argentine
Tapinanthus
Taxillus
cuneifolia, Ligaria
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.735.249
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028183
Scope note: The showy mistletoe plant family of the order Santalales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida. This includes parasitic tropical plants with haustoria connecting to the hosts. The leaves are opposite and thick. The flowers (4-7) have both calyx and corolla. The fruit is a berry with one seed.
Annotation: entry term MISTLETOE, ARGENTINE: several mistletoe terms are available, check text and MeSH
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Mistletoe (1963-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
Related: Phoradendron MeSH
DeCS ID: 35885
Unique ID: D028183
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Loranthaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0381765
Scope note The showy mistletoe plant family of the order Santalales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida. This includes parasitic tropical plants with haustoria connecting to the hosts. The leaves are opposite and thick. The flowers (4-7) have both calyx and corolla. The fruit is a berry with one seed.
Preferred term Loranthaceae
Taxillus - Narrower
Concept UI M0400486
Preferred term Taxillus
Tapinanthus - Narrower
Concept UI M0448378
Preferred term Tapinanthus
Entry term(s) African Mistletoe
Mistletoe, African
Dendrophtora - Narrower
Concept UI M0400487
Preferred term Dendrophtora
Entry term(s) Dendrophtoras
Ligaria cuneifolia - Narrower
Concept UI M0400485
Preferred term Ligaria cuneifolia
Entry term(s) Argentine Mistletoe
Ligaria cuneifolias
Mistletoe, Argentine
cuneifolia, Ligaria



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