Euphorbia royleana

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Euphorbia royleana
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Eudicots
(unranked):Rosids
Order:Malpighiales
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Genus:Euphorbia
Species:E. royleana
Binomial name
Euphorbia royleana
 
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Euphorbia royleana
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
(unranked):Angiosperms
(unranked):Eudicots
(unranked):Rosids
Order:Malpighiales
Family:Euphorbiaceae
Genus:Euphorbia
Species:E. royleana
Binomial name
Euphorbia royleana

Euphorbia royleana is a species of plant in the Euphorbiaceae family. It is a medicinal shrub used in Nepal locally known as Siyuri or Siudi.[1] Its latex has purported molluscicidal properties.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Euphorbia royleana, www.icimod.org
  2. ^ Singh, D. K.; Agarwal, R. A. (1984). "Correlation of the Anticholinesterase and Molluscicidal Activity of the Latex of Euphorbia royleana on the Snail Lymnaea acuminata". Journal of Natural Products 47 (4): 702–705. doi:10.1021/np50034a023. ISSN 0163-3864.