Phoradendron villosum | definition of Phoradendron villosum by Medical dictionary
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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Photosynthesis and water relations of the mistletoe, Phoradendron villosum
, and its host, the California valley oak, Quercus lobata.