Cnidoscolus

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Cnidoscolus
Cnidoscolous souzae1.jpg
Cnidoscolus souzae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subfamily: Crotonoideae
Tribe: Manihoteae
Genus: Cnidoscolus
Pohl[1]
Species

See text

Synonyms

Bivonea Raf.
Jussieuia Houst.
Victorinia Léon[1]

Cnidoscolus is a plant genus of the family Euphorbiaceae. The name is derived from the Greek words κνίδη (knide), meaning "nettle," and σκολος (skolos), meaning "thorn" or "prickle."[2]

Selected species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Genus: Cnidoscolus Pohl". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2004-04-13. Retrieved 2011-02-23. 
  2. ^ Austin, Daniel F. (2004). Florida Ethnobotany. CRC Press. p. 355. ISBN 978-0-8493-2332-4. 
  3. ^ "GRIN Species Records of Cnidoscolus". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-02-23. 
  4. ^ "Cnidoscolus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-02-23. 
  • Everitt, J.H.; Lonard, R.L.; Little, C.R. (2007). Weeds in South Texas and Northern Mexico. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press.  ISBN 0-89672-614-2

External links[edit]

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