Euphorbia


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Euphorbia

/Eu·phor·bia/ (u-for´be-ah) a large genus of trees, shrubs, and herbs of the family Euphorbiaceae, whose sap is emetic and cathartic and in some species poisonous.

Euphorbia

a genus of the plant family Euphorbiaceae; contains diterpenes which cause enteritis and diarrhea. Some species are suspected of containing cyanogenic glycosides. Toxic species include E. boophthona (Gascoyne spurge), E. characias, E. drummondii (mat spurge, caustic creeper), E. helioscopia (sun spurge), E. hydnorae, E. mauritanica, E. melanostica (yellow milk bush), E. phymatoclada, E. ingens (candelabra tree), E. lathyrus (caper spurge), E. marginata (snow-on-the-mountain), E. milii (crown-of-thorns), E. peplus (petty spurge), E. prostrata, E. pulcherrima (poinsettia), E. tirucalli.
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