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Misodendrum

(Misodendrum)

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Description

Misodendrum is a genus of hemiparasites which grow as mistletoes on various species of Nothofagus. Its species are all restricted to South America. The name of the genus is incorrectly spelt in a number of ways, including Misodendron and Myzodendron. Misodendrum is placed in its own family, Misodendraceae, in the order Santalales. These plants have the common name of feathery mistletoes

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class:
Order:Santalales
Family:Misodendraceae
Genus:Misodendrum
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