EPPO Global Database

Viscum cruciatum(VISCR)

Code created in: 2003-05-25

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: VISCR
  • Preferred name: Viscum cruciatum
  • Authority: Boissier


Southwest Portugal and Spain, Morocco, Israel, Western Asia (Syria to Arabia). Hemiparasite on fruit trees, olive, willow etc

Common names
Name Language
red-berry mistletoe English
marojo Spanish
muérdago colorado Spanish
marrojo Portuguese
muérdago colorado Portuguese
tiña Portuguese
visco-das-oliveiras Portuguese
омела Russian
divkon hazzayit Hebrew
דִּבְקוֹן הַזַּיִת Hebrew