Euphorbia resinifera O. Berg
- Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
- Creator: Field Museum of Natural History - Botany Department
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Description: Euphorbia resinifera O. Berg, Gum Euphorbium, Morocco, FCurrent Determination: Euphorbia resinifera O. BergFamily: EuphorbiaceaeCoordinates: 32 -5Description: A concrete resin furnished by a large cactus-like plant growing in North Africa. When wounded, the stem yeilds a milky sap which has an acrid, burning taste and hardens into oblong or round masses. It is used for medicinal purposes.Catalog Subset: Economic BotanyEMu IRN: 50476OccurenceID: 2dfe6593-adc4-4cca-95fd-5174efc56194
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