Viscum album flower



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Viscum album fruits



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Viscum album flowers



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Mistletoe leaves and young twigs are used by herbalists, and it is popular in Europe, for treating circulatory and respiratory system problems.

Viscum album plants



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This species found native to Great Britain and much of Europe.

Viscum album flower buds



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Viscum album plants



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These are hemiparasitic plants.

These plants attach to and penetrate the branches of a tree or shrub by a structure called the haustorium, through which they absorb water and nutrients from the host plant.

Mistletoe flowers



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Common name :- European mistletoe.

Viscum album fruit



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Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Plantae

(unranked):        Angiosperms

(unranked):        Eudicots

(unranked):        Core eudicots

Order:   Santalales

Family:  Santalaceae (Viscaceae)

Genus: Viscum

Species:               V. album

Binomial name : Viscum album