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|Noun||1.||family Asclepiadaceae - widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order Gentianales; most with milky juice|
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Gentianales, order Gentianales - an order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers; Gentianaceae; Apocynaceae; Asclepiadaceae; Loganiaceae; Oleaceae; Salvadoraceae
asclepiad - any plant of the family Asclepiadaceae
genus Cynancum - genus of perennial tropical African lianas
genus Hoya - large genus of climbing shrubs of Australia and Asia and Polynesia
genus Sarcostemma, Sarcostemma - succulent subshrubs or vines; tropical and subtropical India and Africa and Malaysia
genus Stapelia - genus of foul-smelling plants resembling cacti; found from Africa to East India
genus Stephanotis - genus of Old World tropical woody vines
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