Pedilanthus bracteatus
candellila candellila n. 1. either of two Mexican shrubs {Pedilanthus bracteatus} or {Pedilanthus pavonis}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. a wax-coated shrub ({Euphorbia antisyphilitica}) of northern Mexico and the southwestern U.S. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Pedilanthus bracteatus — noun wax coated Mexican shrub related to Euphorbia antisyphilitica • Syn: ↑candelilla, ↑Pedilanthus pavonis • Hypernyms: ↑slipper spurge, ↑slipper plant • Substance Meronyms: ↑candelilla wax …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pedilanthus pavonis — candellila candellila n. 1. either of two Mexican shrubs {Pedilanthus bracteatus} or {Pedilanthus pavonis}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a wax coated shrub ({Euphorbia antisyphilitica}) of northern Mexico and the southwestern U.S. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pedilanthus pavonis — noun wax coated Mexican shrub related to Euphorbia antisyphilitica • Syn: ↑candelilla, ↑Pedilanthus bracteatus • Hypernyms: ↑slipper spurge, ↑slipper plant • Substance Meronyms: ↑candelilla wax …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of Euphorbia species — Euphorbia is a highly diverse plant genus, comprising some 2,160 currently accepted taxa. [http://test.tropicos.org/Name.aspx?nameid=40007100] .This is an alphabetical list of the Euphorbia species and notable intraspecific taxa.The list includes …   Wikipedia

  • slipper plant — noun any of several tropical American shrubby succulent plants resembling cacti but having foot shaped bracts • Syn: ↑slipper spurge • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑candelilla, ↑Pedilanthus bracteatus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slipper spurge — noun any of several tropical American shrubby succulent plants resembling cacti but having foot shaped bracts • Syn: ↑slipper plant • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Hyponyms: ↑candelilla, ↑Pedilanthus bracteatus, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Euphorbia bracteata — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Euphorbia bracteata Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • candelilla — noun 1. wax coated Mexican shrub related to Euphorbia antisyphilitica • Syn: ↑Pedilanthus bracteatus, ↑Pedilanthus pavonis • Hypernyms: ↑slipper spurge, ↑slipper plant • Substance Meronyms: ↑candelilla wax …   Useful english dictionary

  • candellila — n. 1. either of two Mexican shrubs {Pedilanthus bracteatus} or {Pedilanthus pavonis}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a wax coated shrub ({Euphorbia antisyphilitica}) of northern Mexico and the southwestern U.S. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Euphorbia antisyphilitica — candellila candellila n. 1. either of two Mexican shrubs {Pedilanthus bracteatus} or {Pedilanthus pavonis}. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a wax coated shrub ({Euphorbia antisyphilitica}) of northern Mexico and the southwestern U.S. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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