: a genus (coextensive with the family Myzodendraceae) of semiparasitic plants of the order Santalales that usually have unisexual flowers with the small perianth parts opposite the aduate stamens and 3-angled fruits with a greatly elongated hairy process projecting from each angle

Word History


New Latin, from myzo- + -dendron

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“Myzodendron.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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