euphorbia euphorbia

Definition(s):

  • (n) type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice

Usage(s):

  • There are grubby plots of decaying vegetation and gardens with flowering fences of euphorbia and brilliantly colored birds.

News

  1. Some facts, figures on popular plants

    No flower says Christmas like the beautiful poinsettia. Ron Wolford, a UI Extension horticulture educator, offers a few facts about this traditional Christmas plant: — Poinsettias are part of the Euphorbiaceae or Spurge family. Botanically, the plant is known as Euphorbia pulcherrima. read more
    on December 14, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

  2. Euphorbia milii commonly sold at Christmas time

    Just about everyone is familiar with Euphorbia pulcherrima, but Euphorbia milii, not so much.
    on December 8, 2013     Source: Star Beacon

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