Pedilanthus tithymaloides

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Noun1.Pedilanthus tithymaloides - low tropical American shrub having powerful emetic properties
slipper plant, slipper spurge - any of several tropical American shrubby succulent plants resembling cacti but having foot-shaped bracts
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Chattopadhyay, "Evaluation of the wound healing activity of methanol extract of Pedilanthus tithymaloides (L.) Poit leaf and its isolated active constituents in topical formulation," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
Antimicrobial property was reported in a study of six medicinal plants (Alstonia macrophylla, Claoxylon indicum, Dillenia andamanica, Jasminum syringifolium, Miliusia andamanica and Pedilanthus tithymaloides) traditionally used by Nicobarese tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Costaceae 14 Bryophyllum pinnatum Crassulaceae (Lam.) Oken 15 Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt Cucurbitaceae 16 Momordica cimbalaria Cucurbitaceae Fenzl ex Naudin 17 Pedilanthus tithymaloides Euphorbiaceae (L.) Poit.