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Viscum album growin on a Populus species
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Santalales
Faimily: Santalaceae
Genus: Viscum

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Messeldeu is a name for monie sindry parasitic plants o the families Santalaceae (in the section o the familie aince spleet as Viscaceae) an Loranthaceae.

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Messeldeu is aft hingit owre a door-wey in throu the Christenmas tid sae fowk can kiss unner thaim - this comin fae auld Norse tradeetions.

The leafes an youthie twigs o messeldeu is uised in Europe (maistly Germany) tae help wi respiratory an circulatory problems alang wi clyres bi herbalists.

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Messeldeu Viscum album wi berries