Euphorbia pulcherrima


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Related to Euphorbia pulcherrima: poinsettia, Euphorbia milii
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Noun1.Euphorbia pulcherrima - tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowersEuphorbia pulcherrima - tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers
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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In fact, it's classed as a small tropical tree - Euphorbia pulcherrima.
At the first Philadelphia flower show, Robert Buist, a plants-man from Pennsylvania saw the flower and he was probably the first person to have sold the poinsettias under their botanical, or Latin name, name 'Euphorbia pulcherrima' (it means, 'the most beautiful Euphorbia').
Rajesh, "Efficacy of Euphorbia milli and Euphorbia pulcherrima on aflatoxin producing fungi (Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus)," African Journal of Biotechnology, vol.
Poinsettia--These native Mexican plants from the spurge family (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are ubiquitous during the holidays thanks to their red and green foliage, but they actually grow well outdoors in subtropical climates.
AVALIACAO DE PROGENIES DE CRUZAMENTO DUPLO DE FLOR-DO-NATAL (Euphorbia pulcherrima WILLD.
The poinsettia, or euphorbia pulcherrima, was made widely known because of Joel Roberts Poinsett the first US Ambassador to Mexico in 1825.
occidentalis (Standl.) Krukoff & Barneby, Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd.
Despite its bright red leaves that seem to shout "danger," poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are only mildly toxic.
The poinsettia Euphorbia pulcherrima of the family Euphorbiaceae is a member of the spurge family of plants which is made up of 300 genera and around 7,500 species; some have economic importance such as Ricinus communis (castor oil) or Jatropha curcas (biodiesel).
Botanists identify it as Euphorbia pulcherrima. Note that the species name pulcherrima means "most beautiful''' and aptly describes the showy display.