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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Viscum

European mistletoe

Hierarchical position of the Genus Viscum

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Santalanae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Santalales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 13. 1829.
   Familia  Viscaceae Batsch
pub. Tab. Affin. Regni Veg.: 240. 2 Mai 1802.
common name: Common Mistletoes
   Subfamilia  Viscoideae Eichler in Mart.
pub. Fl. Bras. 5(2): 93. 15 Jul 1868.
   Tribus  Visceae Horan.
pub. Char. Ess. Fam.: 86. 1847.
   Genus  Viscum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: mistletoe

Named members of the Genus Viscum

   Species  album L.
common name: European mistletoe
   Species  anceps Spreng.
syn. Phoradendron anceps
   Species  dichotomum Bertero
syn. Phoradendron dichotomum
   Species  flavescens sensu Pursh p.p. non Viscum flavens Sw.
syn. Phoradendron leucarpum
   Species  hexastichum DC.
syn. Phoradendron hexastichum

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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