spurge family

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Poinsettia, a member of the spurge family from Mexico and botanically known as Euphorbia pulcherrima, seems to have played a dominant role in our Christmas celebrations for many years now, but I was surprised to find that is only since 1990 that it has been so widely available.
That sap and the plant's flowers -- not very showy and rarely appearing indoors -- put pencil cactus in the spurge family, along with more familiar houseplants such as poinsettia and crown-of-thorns.
Its scent carries around the garden – a reminder of how remarkable the spurge family can be.
For tropical regions Jatropha Curcas is a species of flowering plant in the genus Jatropha in spurge family, Euphorbiaceae.
Cassava, also called yucca or manioc, is a woody shrub of the Euphorbiaceae (spurge family) that is native to South America.