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See also: euphorbia

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EtymologyEdit

Linnaeus's c. 1753 misspelling of Latin euphorbea, from Ancient Greek equivalent to Euphorbus (the Greco-Mauretanian physician to King Juba who described their medicinal properties c. 12 BCE) + -ea.

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Euphorbia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Euphorbiaceae – with numerous flowering plant species, which may grow as herbs, shrubs, or trees, but all typically with latex and paired spines..

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