Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Viscum
Family: Viscaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
rotundifolium
NOTES

A monoecious stem parasite with elliptic, leathery leaves. Parasitic on various trees including Searsia, Olea and Euclea. The surface has many stomata allowing water vapour to escape thus creating suction pressure to draw nutrients from its host.


AUTHORITY
L.f.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Parasitic
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The berries re bright orange
Colour: Orange
Notes: The tiny flowers are greenish
Colour: Green
Common Name
Round leaved mistletoe
Red berried misltetoe
Mistletoe
Voelent
Rooimistel
Rooibessievoelent
Birdlime
Habitat
NOTES: Grows on trees in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Medicinal uses
Unspecified use
Months
July
August
September
All year
Synonyms for Species
Visccum bosciae-foetida
Viscum glaucum
Viscum macowanii
Viscum thymifolium
Viscum trichostatum
Viscumziziphi-mucronati



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