family Apocynaceae


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Related to family Apocynaceae: dogbane family
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Noun1.family Apocynaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowersfamily Apocynaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Apocynum, genus Apocynum - perennial herbs with small pink or white flowers
Acocanthera, Acokanthera, genus Acocanthera, genus Acokanthera - small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa
Adenium, genus Adenium - one species: succulent shrub or tree of tropical Africa and Arabia
genus Allamanda - genus of tropical American woody vines
Alstonia, genus Alstonia - genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; tropical Africa to southeastern Asia and Polynesia
Amsonia, genus Amsonia - genus of herbs and subshrubs with milky juice and showy bluish flowers; Europe to Asia Minor to Japan and North America
Beaumontia, genus Beaumontia - small genus of evergreen woody vines in the East Indies and Asia
genus Carissa - Old World genus of tropical evergreen usually spiny shrubs
Catharanthus, genus Catharanthus - small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to Madagascar; widely naturalized in the tropics; formerly included in genus Vinca
genus Holarrhena, Holarrhena - genus of deciduous trees and shrubs of tropical Africa and Asia
Dipladenia, genus Dipladenia, genus Mandevilla, Mandevilla - genus of tropical South American tuberous perennial woody vines with large racemose flowers and milky sap
genus Nerium, Nerium - one species: oleander
genus Plumeria, Plumeria, Plumiera - deciduous shrubs and trees of tropical America having branches like candelabra and fragrant white or pink flowers
genus Rauvolfia, genus Rauwolfia - pantropical genus of somewhat poisonous shrubs and small trees
genus Strophanthus - genus of tropical Asiatic and African shrubs and woody vines and small trees
genus Tabernaemontana, Tabernaemontana - evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with milky sap
genus Thevetia, Thevetia - genus of poisonous tropical American evergreen shrubs and trees having entire leaves and large cymose flowers
genus Trachelospermum, Trachelospermum - genus of Asiatic woody vines with milky sap in leaves and stems
genus Vinca, Vinca - periwinkles: low creeping evergreen perennials
Gentianales, order Gentianales - an order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers; Gentianaceae; Apocynaceae; Asclepiadaceae; Loganiaceae; Oleaceae; Salvadoraceae
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Rauwolfia is an important genus of the family Apocynaceae, has a unique position as it is a source of therapeutically significant alkaloids, this fact was first pointed by Greshoff in 1890.