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Euphorbiaceae

Euphorbiaceae

The spurge family of flowering plants, in the order euphorbiales, contains some 7,500 species in 275 genera. The family consists of annual and perennial herbs and woody shrubs or trees.


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Identifying a flowering tree/plant

... is a native of Ethopian region of tropical East Africa but now it has become a weed of Southwestern United States.It belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae which is an economically important family of flowering plants. It is a plant which is generally grown for seeds, which are widely used ...

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by sumita
Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:36 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Identifying a flowering tree/plant
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The Fiber Disease

... plants (Fabaceae), and the saponins are more diversely distributed among several plant families. In addition, the ichthyotoxic plant family Euphorbiaceae liberates cyanide in water (Béarez, 1998). Saponins are glucoside poisons which destroy the membranes of erythrocytes. Although they are ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:00 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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<~ö All about cacti ö~>

... 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 - Opuntia monacantha ...

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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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<~ö All about cacti ö~>

mothorc : Yes, not only mistake members of Euphorbiaceae for true cacti (Cactaceae), people also mistake some members of Crassulaceae or Apocynaceae for cacti. Look at my cacti pictures above, can you distinguish which one is a cactus and which ...

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by Dr.Stein
Sun Jul 31, 2005 12:48 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: <~ö All about cacti ö~>
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There are two kind of "cacti" so you must distinguish: "true cacti" and "euphorbiaceae", they have the same shape. When grafting, you much graft the same family together. I have some trouble with my photograph that cacti grow in small bottles (look lovely).

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by mothorc
Sun Jul 31, 2005 7:42 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: <~ö All about cacti ö~>
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