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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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].
belongs to genus Andrachne and family Euphorbiaceae.
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.
Both the presence of hypostase and the obturator were considered as an embryological characteristic of the family Euphorbiaceae by Kapil and Bhatnagar (1994).
Euphorbia helioscopia belongs to family Euphorbiaceae which is rich in medicinally active plants (Kinghorn and Evans, 1975; Webster, 1994).
0 of which density of Spilanthes oleracea in the family Asteraceae, Polygonum hydropiper in Polygonaceae, and Phyllanthus fraternus 4in the family Euphorbiaceae was 0.
belongs to the botanical family Euphorbiaceae is an important fruit crop due to its wide adaptability, highest vitamin C content and curative effect on many ill health.
Glochidion was regarded as a genus of the family Euphorbiaceae, which consists of monoecious, rarely dioecious trees or shrubs.