family Asclepiadaceae


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Noun1.family Asclepiadaceae - widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order Gentianalesfamily 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
Asclepias, genus Asclepias - genus of chiefly North American perennial herbs: silkweed; milkweed
Araujia, genus Araujia - small genus of South American evergreen vines
genus Cynancum - genus of perennial tropical African lianas
genus Hoya - large genus of climbing shrubs of Australia and Asia and Polynesia
genus Periploca, Periploca - genus of woody vines of warm regions of the Old World
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
genus Vincetoxicum, Vincetoxicum - genus of chiefly tropical American vines having cordate leaves and large purple or greenish cymose flowers; supposedly having powers as an antidote
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The Genus Vincetoxicum of plant the family Asclepiadaceae (milkweed) is widely distributed in Europe and Asia.
commonly known as Choung belongs to family Asclepiadaceae (Ahmad et al., 2009).
Caralluma fimbriata (Roxbury) belongs to family Asclepiadaceae (cactus family) and has similar botanical description as that of Carallumaacendens.
Calotropis procera Decne., a member of family Asclepiadaceae, has very wide range of ecological amplitude.
Genus Caralluma belongs to family Asclepiadaceae, which comprises about 200 genera and 2500 species (Evans 2002).

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