Euphorbia resinifera


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Euphorbia resinifera

(ū″fawr′bē-ă rĕ″zĭ-nĭf′ĕr-ă) [NL, lit. “resin-bearing euphorbia”]
A toxic Moroccan cactus whose extracts may be useful in treating chronic pain.
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