Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Euphorbiaceae - a family of plants of order Geraniales
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
Geraniales, order Geraniales - an order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae; Tropaeolaceae
Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia - type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
Acalypha, genus Acalypha - a genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
genus Croton - tropical shrubs and herbs; source of croton oil
Codiaeum, genus Codiaeum - evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with thick and colorful leathery leaves; Malaya and Pacific islands
genus Mercurialis, Mercurialis - a genus of slender herbs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
genus Ricinus, Ricinus - a genus of herb having only one known species: castor-oil plant
Cnidoscolus, genus Cnidoscolus - a genus of perennial plant with bristles; belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
genus Jatropha, Jatropha - a mainly tropical genus of American plant belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
genus Hevea, Hevea, rubber tree - small genus of South American trees yielding latex; "rubber trees are usually cultivated in plantations"
genus Manihot, Manihot - genus of economically important tropical plants: cassava
genus Pedilanthus, Pedilanthus - tropical American succulent shrubs
genus Sebastiana, Sebastiana - Mexican spurges
References in periodicals archive ?
The genus Jatropha contains 175 known species which belong to the family Euphorbiaceae [1].
1,49 Oriza rufipogon Griff 0,15 Euphorbiaceae Microstachys corniculata 0,15 (Vahl) Griseb.
belongs to genus Andrachne and family Euphorbiaceae.
Erdtman (1952) was the first one to study Jatropha pollen, proposing the descriptive term "crotonoid" to characterize the type of sculptural pattern of the exine found in some members of the family Euphorbiaceae, especially in the subfamily Crotonoideae.
Gray ER, P N 5997 Cucurbitaceae Cucurbita foetidissima Kunth EA N 6024 Cyperaceae Carex blanda Dewey ER, H, P N 6019 Carex planostachys Kunze ER, H, P N 6012 Euphorbiaceae Tragia ramosa Torr.
Las familias con mayor numero de especies fueron Fabaceae (21), Euphorbiaceae (12) y Moraceae (10) (Anexo 1).
Floristic analysis characterized 19 weed species, from eight botanical families: Amaranthaceae, Asteraceae, Commelinaceae, Convolvulaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Poaceae, Portulacaceae and Solanaceae.
Family Solanaceae was the most frequently used family with 6 reported medicinal plants followed by Euphorbiaceae, Papilionaceae and Ranunculaceae (4 each).
Cucurbitaceae Cucurbitaceae 6,4 Euphorbiaceae Jatropha sp.
As far as its family classification, it is a Euphorbiaceae, so it is related to copper plants and our wonderful Christmas plant, the poinsettia.