family Euphorbiaceae

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Related to family Euphorbiaceae: spurge family
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Phyllanthus niruri, commonly known as 'stone breaker', belongs to family Euphorbiaceae is an indigenous plant.
Croton L., the second largest genus of family Euphorbiaceae, comprises ca.
The plant Flueggea virosa belongs to family euphorbiaceae. Euphorbia species have anti-inflammatory, analgesics, heamostatic and wound healing properties [9].
Effect of Cnidoscolus aconitifolius (Family Euphorbiaceae) aqueous leaf extract on some antioxidant enzymes and haematological parameters of high fat diet and Streptozotocin induced diabetic wistar albino rats.
In 1984, during a vacation in the Northeast of Brazil, she observed the presence of the Avelos plant, from the family Euphorbiaceae, in arid soil.
curcas L is a member of the family Euphorbiaceae and also known as a physic nut, purging nut, Barbados nut and purgeerboontjie.
Pornunca (Manihot sp) is a plant of the family Euphorbiaceae, a direct relative of cassava (Manihot esculenta) and manicoba (Manihot pseudoglaziovii) (Silva, Santos, Oliveira, Moraes, & Santana, 2009), which has been grown in the Brazilian northeastern region for animal feed.
The genus Jatropha contains 175 known species which belong to the family Euphorbiaceae [1].
Erdtman (1952) was the first one to study Jatropha pollen, proposing the descriptive term "crotonoid" to characterize the type of sculptural pattern of the exine found in some members of the family Euphorbiaceae, especially in the subfamily Crotonoideae.
Likewise, most wasps readily located the completely exposed nectaries found in the inflorescences of plants in the family Euphorbiaceae, biaceae, such as crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia milii des Moulins), wild poinsettia (Euphorbia heterophylla L.), grassleaved spurge (Euphorbia graminea Jacquin), and spotted spurge (Chamaesyce maculata [L.] Small) (Fig.
MTT assay measures the number of viable cells as living cells break tetrazolium ring of MTT inside active mitochondria only (Mosmann, 1983).Euphorbia helioscopia belongs to family Euphorbiaceae which is rich in medicinally active plants (Kinghorn and Evans, 1975; Webster, 1994).