Viscum articulatum Burm.f.
Burman, N.L. (1768) Fl. Indica : 211. Type: Java; Holo: ?.
Leaves absent or very small. Internodes about 1.5-4 x 0.2-0.3 cm.
Fruits almost translucent, sessile, globular, about 3.5-5 mm diam. Tepals not persistent. Seeds green, flattened about 2.5-4 x 2.5-3 mm. Testa translucent sometimes marked by white lines and sometimes with an attached sticky hair. Endosperm green but paler than the embryo. Embryo green, lateral, about 1.3-2 x 0.4-0.5 mm. Cotyledons about 0.6-0.7 mm long, narrower or much narrower than the radicle.
Features not available.
Grows as a parasite on other parasites particularly Loranthaceae, also on Exocarpos.
May have medicinal properties.