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Descriptor in English: Euphorbia
Descriptor in Spanish: Euphorbia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Euphorbia
Descriptor in French: Euphorbia
Entry term(s): Chamaesyce hirta
Euphorbia hirta
Euphorbias
Spurge
Spurges
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.859.797.438.333
Scope note: A large plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE, order Euphorbiales, subclass Rosidae. They have a milky sap and a female flower consisting of a single pistil surrounded by numerous male flowers of one stamen each. Euphorbia hirta is rarely called milkweed but that name is normally used for ASCLEPIAS.
Annotation: note entry term SPURGE: restrict to EUPHORBIA; SPURGE, JAPANESE see PACHYSANDRA is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2002; for SPURGE use EUPHORBIACEAE 1998-2001
See also the descriptors: Euphorbia pilulifera DeCS
DeCS UI: 35804
Descriptor UI: D028481
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2019/07/08
Euphorbia - Preferred
Concept UI M0029190
Scope note A large plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE, order Euphorbiales, subclass Rosidae. They have a milky sap and a female flower consisting of a single pistil surrounded by numerous male flowers of one stamen each. Euphorbia hirta is rarely called milkweed but that name is normally used for ASCLEPIAS.
Preferred term Euphorbia
Entry term(s) Euphorbias
Spurge - Narrower
Concept UI M0382410
Preferred term Spurge
Entry term(s) Spurges
Euphorbia hirta - Narrower
Concept UI M0592096
Preferred term Euphorbia hirta
Entry term(s) Chamaesyce hirta



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