Euphorbia antisyphilitica

Euphorbia antisyphilitica is a species of flowering plant in the spurge family Euphorbiaceae. This spiky, upright Chihuahuan desert native occurs in New Mexico, west Texas and into Mexico. Use Medicinal: The species name, antisyphilitica, was given because of its . FOR-bee-ah an-ty-sif-il-IT-ih-kah Audio. Its vertical stems, which .

It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. Plantae – rostliny oddělení Magnoliophyta – rostliny krytosemenné třída Rosopsida – vyšší dvouděložné rostliny . The stems of the candelilla are boiled and a high quality wax is extracted to make candles, soap, polish, . Waxy, gray-green stems grow in upright clumps. Small leaves drop quickly leaving . Flower Color, Pinkish-white. Go To Encyclopedia of Life.

Notes: Director, University of Michigan Herbarium.

Tirucallia antisyphilitica (Zuccarini) P. Heath, Euphorbia cerifera Alcocer, . Shrubs, with much-branche fleshy rootstock. Candelilla, wax plant Candelilla, wax plant. Description: Semi-succulent shrub. Upright clumps of grey-green, waxy stems. Tolerates hot, dry conditions.

This hardy desert perennial with its clumps of rodlike stems is basically a Mexican species that just crosses the Rio . In this study, a new source of ellagic acid (EA) is reported. Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 2. EUPHORBIA ANTISYPHILITICA (THE CANDELILLA PLANT) DEMONSTRATES PROVIDENCE, DESIGN AND TYPOLOGY IN CREATION. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Euphorbia (family Euphorbiaceae). Health Concerns of the Ingredient: Overall Hazard. Group: Dicot Rank: species Herbarium Placement: Monsanto, 2n A, 147.

Authors: Zuccarini, Joseph Gerhard. Published In: Flora 15( Beibl.): 58. Chemical Papers, 6 528–532.

From the Chihuahuan Desert of Texas and Chihuahua, this species reputedly offered a cure for syphilis (unverified). Meaning of euphorbia antisyphilitica and a memory aid (called Mnemonic) to retain that meaning for long time in our memory. More Images Web Links View Parent Taxon Close window.