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- The botanical name Euphorbia derives from Euphorbos, the Greek physician of King Juba II of Numidia (52–50 BC – 23 AD), who married the daughter of Anthony and Cleopatra. Juba was a prolific writer on various subjects, including natural history.
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The Euphorbiaceae are a large family, the spurge family, of flowering plants. In common English, they are sometimes called euphorbias ,  which is also the name of a genus in the family . Most spurges such as Euphorbia paralias are herbs , but some, especially in the tropics , are shrubs or trees , such as Hevea brasiliensis .
Here is a full taxonomy of the family Euphorbiaceae, according to the most recent molecular research. This complex family previously comprising 5 subfamilies: the Acalyphoideae, the Crotonoideae, the Euphorbioideae, the Phyllanthoideae and the Oldfieldioideae. The 3 first ones are uni-ovulate families while the 2 last one are bi-ovulate.
Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge Euphorbiaceae, the spurge faimily, is a muckle 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.
Hevea brasiliensis, the Pará rubber tree, sharinga tree, seringueira, or, most commonly, the rubber tree or rubber plant, is a flowering plant belonging to the spurge family Euphorbiaceae. It is the most economically important member of the genus Hevea because the milky latex extracted from the tree is the primary source of natural rubber .
As Euphorbiaceae estão entre as famílias mais comuns nas formações brasileiras naturais, e destaca-se o gênero Croton, que é particularmente comum em quase todos os ecossistemas. Muitos gêneros, pela nova classificação filogenética , foram transferidos para outras famílias, mas nem todos os gêneros estão estudados suficientemente.
Codiaeum variegatum ( fire croton, garden croton, or variegated croton; syn. Croton variegatum L.) is a species of plant in the genus Codiaeum, which is a member of the family Euphorbiaceae. It is native to Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, and the western Pacific Ocean islands, growing in open forests and scrub.