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Related to Asclepiadaceae: Asclepias curassavica
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Noun1.Asclepiadaceae - widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order GentianalesAsclepiadaceae - widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order Gentianales; most with milky juice
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Gentianales, order Gentianales - an order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers; Gentianaceae; Apocynaceae; Asclepiadaceae; Loganiaceae; Oleaceae; Salvadoraceae
asclepiad - any plant of the family Asclepiadaceae
Asclepias, genus Asclepias - genus of chiefly North American perennial herbs: silkweed; milkweed
Araujia, genus Araujia - small genus of South American evergreen vines
genus Cynancum - genus of perennial tropical African lianas
genus Hoya - large genus of climbing shrubs of Australia and Asia and Polynesia
genus Periploca, Periploca - genus of woody vines of warm regions of the Old World
genus Sarcostemma, Sarcostemma - succulent subshrubs or vines; tropical and subtropical India and Africa and Malaysia
genus Stapelia - genus of foul-smelling plants resembling cacti; found from Africa to East India
genus Stephanotis - genus of Old World tropical woody vines
genus Vincetoxicum, Vincetoxicum - genus of chiefly tropical American vines having cordate leaves and large purple or greenish cymose flowers; supposedly having powers as an antidote
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This last brood will need nectar plants, but Monarchs will only lay their eggs on plants in the milkweed family, Asclepiadaceae.
W Fruit AA-49-07 Asclepiadaceae Mondia whiteii skeels* W Root AA-01-07 Caesalpiniaceae Tamarindus indica L.
Phytochemical screening of selected medicinal plants of asclepiadaceae family.
Los glucosidos cardiotonicos se encuentran en varios generos pertenecientes a las familias Apocynaceae, Asclepiadaceae, Celastraceae, Brassicaceae, Scrophulariaceae y Ranunculaceae, entre otras (11).
high Beri Ziziphus jujube Medium sized tree Shrubs Colligonum A rigid leafless shrub Phog, polygonoides Pichungar, Polygonncene Terri Khar, Surgal Haloxylan recurvum A shrubby small plant Chenopodiaceae Khip Leptadinia spartium Evergreen shrub up to Asclepiadaceae 2-3 ft.
f AY095468 Eudicots Asclepiadaceae Asclepias viridis Walt.
balansae was examined in March and April 2002, a period of high spider density, by the following three methods: 1) Direct observation; searching for spiders, silk shelters and abandoned eggsacs on 590 non-bromeliad plants belonging to the families Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Solanaceae, Asclepiadaceae, Lauraceae and several grasses.
Monarchs lay their eggs exclusively on plants in the milkweed family, Asclepiadaceae, usually on the underside of a leaf," says Buhler.