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  • MISTLETOE 1 (Viscum album), a species of Viscum, of the botanical family Loranthaceae.
  • 6) has a good deal to tell about the viscum, a deadly parasite, though slower in its action than ivy.
  • Viscum, called dryos hyphear, is most plentiful on the esculent oak, but occurs also on the robur, Prunus sylvestris and terebinth.
  • Hyphear is useful for fattening cattle if they are hardy enough to withstand the purgative effect it produces at first; viscum is medicinally of value as an emollient, and in cases of tumour, ulcers and the like.
  • They are very thick in Viscum album, and are well seen in Phaseolus inultiflorus and Lilium Martagon.
 

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