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Euphorbia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Euphorbia
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.859.797.438.333
Unique ID
D028481
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028481
Annotation
note entry term SPURGE: restrict to EUPHORBIA; SPURGE, JAPANESE see PACHYSANDRA is also available
Scope Note
A large plant genus of the family EUPHORBIACEAE, order Euphorbiales, subclass Rosidae. They have a milky sap and a female flower consisting of a single pistil surrounded by numerous male flowers of one stamen each. Euphorbia hirta is rarely called milkweed but that name is normally used for ASCLEPIAS.
Entry Term(s)
Chamaesyce hirta
Euphorbia hirta
Spurge
Registry Number
txid3990
Related Numbers
txid318062
Previous Indexing
Euphorbiaceae (1998-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002; for SPURGE see EUPHORBIACEAE 1998-2001
History Note
2002; for SPURGE use EUPHORBIACEAE 1998-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Euphorbia Preferred
Euphorbia hirta Narrower
Spurge Narrower
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