Euphorbia

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Named by Linnaeus c. 1753, after Ancient Greek Εὔφορβος (Eúphorbos, Euphorbus (c. 12 BCE, Greek physican to Juba II of Numidia), literally well-fed) +‎ -ia

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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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