Phoradendron villosum

Phoradendron villosum

North American plant in the family Viscaceae; contains cardiotoxic amines β-phenylethylamine and tyramine and causes sudden death due to heart failure; called also mistletoe.
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En el caso de la Sierra Fria, en Aguascalientes, reportaron la presencia del hongo ascomiceto Hypoxylon atropunctatum y de la planta superior parasita Phoradendron villosum afectando a encinos y al oomiceto Pythium en el suelo.
Photosynthesis and water relations of the mistletoe, Phoradendron villosum, and its host, the California valley oak, Quercus lobata.
Litter was sorted in the following categories: oak leaves, lichens, acorns, other leaves (mostly higher understory shrubs such as poison oak (late summer], Ribes californicus [year round], Arbutus menziesii [June, July], and Phoradendron villosum [year round]), dead insects, and miscellaneous (mainly twigs, branches [winter and spring], catkins [May, June], bud scales [May], dust and moss [year round]).