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Descriptor English: Viscaceae
Descriptor Spanish: Viscaceae
Descriptor Viscaceae
Entry term(s) Arceuthobium
Korthalsella
Scope note: Familia de plantas del orden Santalales, subclase Rosidae, clase Magnoliopsida. Son parásitas, principalmente de las coníferas, en cuyas ramas constituyen un arbusto péndulo de hojas perennes coriáceas. Sus bayas son pegajosas y tóxicas.
Descriptor Portuguese: Viscaceae
Descriptor French: Viscaceae
Entry term(s): Arceuthobium
Arceuthobiums
Korthalsella
Korthalsellas
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.735.888
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028163
Scope note: The Christmas Mistletoe plant family of the order Santalales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida. They are parasitic primarily on coniferous trees forming a drooping evergreen bush of leathery leaves on tree branches. The berries are sticky and toxic.
Annotation: prefer specific plant
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: Viscum (1965-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002
History Note: 2002
DeCS ID: 35886
Unique ID: D028163
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
Viscaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0381735
Scope note The Christmas Mistletoe plant family of the order Santalales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida. They are parasitic primarily on coniferous trees forming a drooping evergreen bush of leathery leaves on tree branches. The berries are sticky and toxic.
Preferred term Viscaceae
Korthalsella - Narrower
Concept UI M0400465
Preferred term Korthalsella
Entry term(s) Korthalsellas
Arceuthobium - Narrower
Concept UI M0400464
Scope note A genus of dwarf mistletoe growing on conifers of the northern hemisphere.
Preferred term Arceuthobium
Entry term(s) Arceuthobiums



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