Viscum album Linnaeus 1753 (Family Santalaceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 10-100cm
Never Mycorrhizal
Perennial
Hermaphrodite, Flowering February - April (Earliest: 3.4)

Protective Chemicals
Terpenoids Saponins
Flavonoids Coniferin, Kalopanaxin, Syringin
Other
Phenolics
Caffeic, Chlorogenic, Coumaric, Digallic, Ellagic, Ferulic, Gallic, Gentisic,
Hydroxybenzoic, Isochlorogenic, Isoferulic, Protocatechuic, Rosmarinic,
Salicylic, Sinapic, Syringic, Transcinnamic, Vanillic, & Veratric Acids, Tannins
Other Acetylcholine, Viscotoxins, Viscumitol

Biotopes:
Around Buildings
Food:
Malus sylvestris
Seed Dispersal:
Aves

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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