genus Cnidoscolus


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Noun1.genus Cnidoscolus - a genus of perennial plant with bristles; belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Euphorbiaceae, family Euphorbiaceae, spurge family - a family of plants of order Geraniales
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The genus Cnidoscolus (Euphorbiaceae) has caught the attention of the scientific world, mostly for the many biological actions it can perform (Valenzuela Soto et al., 2015; Jaramillo et al., 2015; Nunes et al., 2016).
These results demonstrate that the genus Cnidoscolus has a potential hypoglycemic effect in animals.
The spider Peucetia viridans exhibits a close relationship with nectaries (both floral and EFN) from shrubs of the genus Cnidoscolus (Euphorbiaceae) (e.g., C.