phoradendron definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of apetalous flowers, the American mistletoes, of this purchase Loranthaceæ and tribe Visceæ, characterized by the erect anthers subsessile regarding the foot of the calyx-lobes, vertically two-celled and orifice by a longitudinal Slit.
    • some of different United states parasitic plants similar to Old World mistletoe: untrue mistletoe

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