Book ID: 5843
Loranthaceae. 1972. (Botanical Monograph, 8). 1 col. plate. 81 figs. 155 p. gr8vo. Cloth.
Contents: Introd./ Systematics/ Distribution/ Morphology/ Anatomy/Haustorial system/ Floral morphology/ Embryology/ Cytology/ In vitrostudies/ Hosts/ Control measures/ Classification/ Relationships of Loranthineae and Santalineae/ Appendices: List of hosts of Dendrophthoefalcata, List of hosts of Loranthaceae in Australia/ List of hosts of Loranthaceae in Africa/ Bibliography (7 p.).- Loranthaceae include semi-parasitic plants, popularly known as mistletoes. Because of their unusual habit (characteristic 'wood-flowers'), and interesting embryology they have attracted much interest.