euphorbiaceous

Related to euphorbiaceous: Euphorbiaceae

euphorbiaceous

(juːˌfɔːbɪˈeɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Euphorbiaceae, a family of plants typically having capsular fruits: includes the spurges, the castor oil and cassava plants, cascarilla, and poinsettia
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Castor oil is a vegetable pressed oil derived from castor seeds which grow in Ricinus communism, a flowering species of the spurge family, Euphorbiaceous.
Mite diversity (Arthropoda: Acari) on euphorbiaceous plants in three localities in the State of Sao Paulo.
Sahu, "Euphorbiaceous plants used in the medicine by tribals of Madhya Pradesh," Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany, vol.
Tokyo, July 10, 2012 - (JCN) - Bridgestone has successfully decoded the main genome sequence for Hevea brasiliensis, a euphorbiaceous plant material for producing latex commonly known as the rubber tree, which produces latex.
This phyline appears to be the most widespread species among the congeners and is known to be associated with euphorbiaceous hosts (Yasunaga, 2001b).
Patterns of ant and herbivore activity on five understorey euphorbiaceous saplings in submontane Papua New Guinea.
Lasiocroton Griseb., a genus of euphorbiaceous trees, is diverse on Jamaica, with four of the six species endemic to the island (Adams, 1972).
Tropical beach and small dune species include Ipomoea pes-caprae, the sandbinder (Uniola paniculata), the legume Canavalia rosea, and the euphorbiaceous Croton punctatus that colonize beaches.