Euphorbiaceae


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Noun1.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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References in classic literature ?
The commonest bush is one of the Euphorbiaceae: an acacia and a great odd-looking cactus are the only trees which afford any shade.
The study, carried out with the purpose of documenting information available on traditional plants from herbs sellers and traditional medical practitioners that are used in the treatment of fibroid, indicated that many of the recipes included plants in the Euphorbiaceae family.
La familia con mayor riqueza fue Fabaceae (32 especies), seguida por Rubiaceae (11), Euphorbiaceae, Myrtaceae, Sapotaceae (8), Boraginaceae (7), Apocynaceae y Moraceae (6), que en conjunto aportan mas del 50 % de la riqueza total (Fig.
A fitofisionomia estudada e a caatinga arborea hipoxerofila, cujos componentes arboreos de maior destaque sao das familias Fabaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Cactacea, Capparaceae e Rubiaceae.
The Manihot (Euphorbiaceae) genus originated in the Mesoamerica (Duputie, Salick, & McKey, 2011) and presents more than 98 species.
The families with the most genera were Fabaceae (26) and Caesalpiniaceae (10), with the most species were Fabaceae (49), Euphorbiaceae (12), Apocynaceae (11), Caesalpiniaceae (11) and Rubiaceae (11) and with the most tree stems were Fabaceae (96), Euphorbiaceae (31), Lecythidaceae (30) and Rubiaceae (27).
Habitat: A drought-resistant shrub of the Euphorbiaceae family growing up to 5m in indifferent soil, originally native to Central America, now found everywhere in tropical Asia and Africa.
They were followed by Amaranthaceae with (7 spp.), Euphorbiaceae with (6 spp.), Boraginaceae with (5 spp.), Brassicaceae, Mimosaceae and Zygopyllaceae with (4 spp.) each, Solanaceae with (3 spp.).
virosa, Euphorbiaceae, Anthelmintic activity, Phytochemical screening.
The genus Cnidoscolus (Euphorbiaceae) has caught the attention of the scientific world, mostly for the many biological actions it can perform (Valenzuela Soto et al., 2015; Jaramillo et al., 2015; Nunes et al., 2016).