Euphorbiaceae

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Euphorbiaceae
Starr 020803-0119 Aleurites moluccana.jpg
Pairts o the candlenut tree (Aleurites moluccana)
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Juss.[1]
Subfaimilies

For a detailed taxonomy tae the genus level, see
Taxonomy o the Euphorbiaceae.

Euphorbiaceae, the spurge faimily, is a lairge faimily o flouerin plants wit 300 genera an aroond 7,500 species. Maist spurges are yerbs, but some, especially in the tropics, are shrubs or trees. Some are succulent an resemble cacti.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-06-26.