family Euphorbiaceae

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Related to family Euphorbiaceae: spurge family
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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
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Jatropha curcas belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae and is used in traditional folklore medicine to cure various ailments in Africa, Asia, and Latin America (Burkill 1994).
Euphorbia belongs to family Euphorbiaceae and order Euphorbials with annual and perennial plants which have cyathium in florescence and laticifer.
The laticeferous perennial shrub Synadenium grantii belongs to family Euphorbiaceae not having any information on fibrinolytic protease in the latex and also this property of enzyme is not justified with any known fibrinolytic (thrombolytic) enzyme.
The genus Croton belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae and contains about 1000 species, distributed mostly throughout the American continent.
English: Indian gooseberry) is a deciduous tree belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae.
Infrut Sc Family Euphorbiaceae Sp 1 not identified Se (c) Sc Family Poaceae Sp 1 not identified Fr Fe (a) Se = Seed; Fr = Fruits (including seeds); Frp = Fruit pulp (seeds not consumed); Infrut = Infrutescence; Fl = Flowers; L = Leaves; S&C = Seedlings and Cotyledons.
He does agree that rafflesias belong on the big evolutionary tree branch occupied by the order Malpighiales, which includes the family Euphorbiaceae.