Euphorbia heterophylla

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Noun1.Euphorbia heterophylla - showy poinsettia found from the southern United States to PeruEuphorbia heterophylla - showy poinsettia found from the southern United States to Peru
Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia - type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
spurge - any of numerous plants of the genus Euphorbia; usually having milky often poisonous juice
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Morong), 'pata-de-vaca' (Bauhinia forficata Link) and 'amendoim-bravo' (Pterogyne nitens Tul) represent this family of fast-growing plants, which arises the interest in their use to recover degraded areas (Lorenzi, 2009; Pellizzaro et al., 2011; Behling et al., 2013).
'Timbauva' has shown tolerance to Cu-contaminated soil (Silva et al., 2011), but there are no studies on the behavior of 'pata-de-vaca' and 'amendoim-bravo'.
Influencia do manejo da palhada e capim-braquiaria (Brachiaria decumbens) sobre o desenvolvimento inicial de soja (Glycine max) e amendoim-bravo (Euphorbia heterophylla).
As plantas daninhas predominantes foram o amendoim-bravo (Euphorbia heterophylla), a corda-de-viola (Ipomoea spp.), a guanxuma (Sida spp.), o capim-marmelada (Brachiaria plantaginea) e o capim-colchao (Digitaria spp.), que somavam, em media, 88 plantas [m.sup.-2] (experimento 1) e 36 plantas [m.sup.-2] (experimento 2).
Verifica-se, na testemunha sem capina (Figura 6B), a predominancia de amendoim-bravo (Euphorbia heterophylla), que suplantou completamente a cultura de soja.