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(Science: botany) spurge, or bastard spurge, a genus of plants of many species, mostly shrubby, herbaceous succulents, affording an acrid, milky juice. Some of them are armed with thorns. most of them yield powerful emetic and cathartic products.

Origin: NL, fr. L. Euphorbea. See Euphorrium.

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How far have we come?

... of people. but, hei... it's still morphology not more! and still so many other human outside there that's not yet to be touched. in contrast... Euphorbia tirucalli (pencil tree) was studied for almost 1000 years! yet, there are still things we do not know about it. if you compare it with human.. ...

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by baikuza
Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:40 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How far have we come?
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<~ö All about cacti ö~>

Here is the answer: Upper row, from our left to right: - Crassula pyramidalis , fam: Crassulaceae - Stapelia grandiflora , fam: Asclepiadaceae - Euphorbia canariensis , fam: Euphorbiaceae Middle row, from our left to right: - Euphorbia mammilaris , fam: Euphorbiaceae - Cereus validus , fam: Cactaceae ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Aug 02, 2005 12:20 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: <~ö All about cacti ö~>
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