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Mistletoe MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mistletoe
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.735
Unique ID
D014784
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014784
Annotation
traditional mistletoe = VISCUM ALBUM; prefer specific plant
Scope Note
Parasitic plants that form a bushy growth on branches of host trees which are in the order Santalales. It includes the Christmas mistletoe family (VISCACEAE), the showy mistletoe family (LORANTHACEAE) and the catkin mistletoe family (Eremolepidaceae). The composition of toxins, lectins, tyramine, phenethylamines, and other compounds may be affected by the host.
Public MeSH Note
2002(1963)
History Note
2002(1963)
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Mistletoe Preferred
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