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Euphorbiaceae

Spurges
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Euphorbiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genera
Ref: Delta (http://biodiversity.uno.edu/delta/angio/www/euphorbi.htm)
as of 2002-07-13
This family of plants includes manioc, rubber, and the castor bean. The type genus, Euphorbia, is commonly called poinsettia.

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