Apocynaceae


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Related to Apocynaceae: Asclepiadaceae, Gentianales
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Noun1.Apocynaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowersApocynaceae - 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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A member of Apocynaceae family, it is related to plumerias (frangipani) although it does not reach such heights.
TABLE 1 Climber species and morphology in two phytophysiognomies in the Serra de Maracaju, Mato Grosso do Sul state, Brazil Family Climber Species Phytophysiognomies CE APOCYNACEAE Mesechites mansoanus (A.
Qaiser, Apocynaceae in Flora of Pakistan, University of Karachi, 11 (1983).
58 4,7 Schinus areira Schinus fasciculatus Apocynaceae Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco 12 Arecaceae Trithrinax campestris Asteraceae Baccharis spp.
Las Apocynaceae son uno de los grupos mas diversos de Mexico y con alrededor de 400 especies es una de las 13 familias mas diversas en el pais (Juarez-Jaimes et al.
A familia Apocynaceae possui cerca de 410 generos e 4650 especies (incluindo Asclepiadaceae), estas com distribuicao tropical e subtropical, tambem podendo estar presentes em regioes temperadas (SIMPSON, 2006), inclui o genero Aspidosperma Mart.
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.
2004) and Apocynaceae (Appezzato-da-Gloria and Estelita, 2000; Martins, 2012).
The later work reports that the most specious families are Fabaceae (with 7 genera and 7 species), Apocynaceae (4/4), Bignoniaceae (3/3), Combretaceae (3/3), Euphorbiaceae (3/3), and Mimosaceae (3/3).