Definition of Parasitic plant
1. Noun. Plant living on another plant and obtaining organic nutriment from it.
Specialized synonyms: Parasitaxus Ustus, Parasite Yew, Buckleya, Buckleya Distichophylla, Bastard Toadflax, Comandra Pallida, Buffalo Nut, Pyrularia Pubera, Rabbitwood, Family Loranthaceae, Loranthaceae, Mistletoe Family, Loranthus Europaeus, Mistletoe, American Mistletoe, Arceuthobium Pusillum, Christmas Tree, Fire Tree, Flame Tree, Nuytsia Floribunda, Mistletoe, Old World Mistletoe, Viscum Album, False Mistletoe, Mistletoe, Hemiparasite, Semiparasite
Lexicographical Neighbors of Parasitic Plant
Literary usage of Parasitic plant
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"... parasitic plant ASSOCIATIONS. True parásitos ¡m- ¡ilso destitute of chlorophyll, and leafless, but they take ..."
2. The Mechanical Properties of Wood, Including a Discussion of the Factors by Samuel James Record (1914)
"... trees by girdling them and has no direct effect upon the wood save possibly the four or five growth rings of the sapwood.t parasitic plant IN JURIES. ..."
3. The Mechanical Properties of Wood, Including a Discussion of the Factors by Samuel James Record (1914)
"... the trees by girdling them and has no direct effect upon the wood save possibly the four or five growth rings of the sapwood.t parasitic plant INJURIES. ..."
4. Japanese-English and English-Japanese Dictionary by James Curtis Hepburn (1881)
"The mind, thoughts, intention, will, feeling, meaning. — ni kanau, to agree with one's mind. HOYA, я. A parasitic plant, the mistletoe. ..."
5. Philosophical Magazine (1805)
"(Plate V.) A highly magnified representation of the parasitic plant which ... 3. but in its green state, and before the parasitic plant is quite ripe. Fig. ..."
6. Pharmaceutical Journal by Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1850)
"Small fish (gold-fish, minnows, &c.) as well as the common warty newt (Triton cristate) are sometimes destroyed by a small parasitic plant apparently of a ..."