[ UK /juːfˈɔːbi‍ə/ ]
  1. type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
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  • The poinsettia is a Euphorbia, a succulent from the arid regions of Central America. Christian Science Monitor | All Stories
  • A black and green garden collection of 96 plants costs £120 and includes dark dahlias, cosmos, perilla and scabiosa and green euphorbias, gladiolus and zinnia.
  • I feel towards this euphorbia the way I did toward Dame Evelyn Glennie's percussion solo at the concert I attended last night: while I'm amazed at the color, texture, and intense virtuosity, I can't say I love it. The Ever-Ripening Year « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog
  • Many CAM families, i.e. Cactaceae, Crassu laceae, Euphorbiaceae, Agavaceae, Bromeliaceae and Orchidaceae, are frequently found on inselbergs in the palaeotropics and the neotropics.
  • Madeira it passed to the Canary Islands, where it was entirely unknown; for the ferulae of Juba, quae expressae liquorem fundunt potui ucundum, are euphorbias (the Tabayba dulce), and not, as has been recently asserted, * sugar-canes. Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America
  • Three succulent and two dendroid species of Euphorbia occur in the southwestern corner of Morocco, and except for Euphorbia resinifera, are most highly developed close to the sea where mists are frequent and summer temperatures are ameliorated. Mediterranean acacia-argania dry woodlands and succulent thickets
  • Even the salvias and euphorbias are suffering, and I see bindweed.
  • The lowest elevations are distinguished by the predominance of sclerophyllous evergreen and semi-deciduous oak forests (Quercus coccifera, Q. brachyphylla), "maquis" of carob (Ceratonia siliqua), junipers (Juniperus phoenicea), and tree-spurge (Euphorbia dendroides). Crete Mediterranean forests
  • They may take strong cathartics unadulterated to purify their bellies, such as, for instance, unripe colocynths, Thapsia garganica, and Euphorbia.
  • ENGEL. D.W. and HOPPE, W. (1971) Structure of 7—hydroxy—lathyrol, a further diterpene from Euphorbia lathyris L. Tetrahedron L.tters, (18), 1325 - 1328. Chapter 5
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