These tree parasites are known as gallitos or patas de gallo. Once again, I am going to abuse from your kindness and ask to provide the English name for this plant that is often found as a parasite in trees.
Gallitos are an integral part of the Guatemalan Christmas decorations, quite often found underneath the Christmas tree or next to the nacimientos.
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