Arceuthobium vaginatum

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Arceuthobium vaginatum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Santalales
Family: Santalaceae
Genus: Arceuthobium
A. vaginatum
Binomial name
Arceuthobium vaginatum
(Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) J. Presl

Viscum vaginatum Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.

Arceuthobium vaginatum, called the "sheathed dwarf mistletoe" or "southwestern dwarf mistletoe" is a parasitic plant found in the southwestern United States and northwestern and central Mexico. It generally is found on pine (Pinus spp) trees.[1][2]


  1. ^ Hawksworth, F.G., & D. Wiens. 1993. Viscaceae, Mistletoe Family. Journal of the Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science 27:241-245
  2. ^ Presl, J.S. O Prirozenosti rostlin, aneb rostlinar 2: 28. 1825.