Genera within a family

Family: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
EUPHORBIACEAE (G)
Spurge Family (Wf)
eu-, = well; (good, well developed, normal, true) phorbe, = pasture, food, fodder, forage; fuel. The Linnaean hero, Euphorbus Musa, physician to King Juba, of Numidia (Mauritania) c. 47 B.C., was interested in these cactus-like plants supposedly for medicine – of which many are poisonous.
(Le, BL, M, k3)
aden, adena, = an acorn, a gland; kline, = that on which one lies, couch, bed; klino, = slope, slant, incline. (glandular disc at base of flower)
(Ox, LS, Le)
CLUTIA
Bliksembos (Le)
For Outgers Cluyt (Theodorius Angerius Clutius) (1590-1650).**
(Ch)
EUPHORBIA (G)
Spurge(Le) Melkbos
eu-, = well; (good, well developed, normal, true) phorbe, = pasture, food, fodder, forage; fuel. The name honours, Euphorbus Musa, physician to King Juba, of Numidia (Mauritania) c. 47 B.C., was interested in these cactus-like plants supposedly for medicine – of which many are poisonous.
(LS, BL, M, K3)