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king juba

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Genus of the Week
... : Euphorbieae Number of Species: more than 2000 Latin Root: "euphorbea" - named for Euphorbus, physician to King Juba of Mauretania The most famous species of this genus is undoubtedly Euphorbia pulcherrima, the Christmas ...
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The Succulent Plant Page: Glossary of Botanical Terms
... to yellow or white, due to insufficient light. Euphorbus - physician to King Juba II (ca. 50 BC- 19 AD) of Mauretania. King Juba was said, by Pliny the Elder (23-79 AD), to have ... the name of the genus Euphorbia. A variety E. regis-jubae of Euphorbia obtusifolia commemorates King Juba himself. Evaporation - the process of conversion of a liquid into a vapour or gaseous form ...
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What's in a (Botanical) Name?
... -sik´-yoo-LAIT-űs] fenestrale, fenestralis windowed (L.) [fen-e-STRAL-iss] fernandi-regis Fernando + king; King Fernando (L.) [fer-nan´-dee-RAI-gis / fer-nan´-dee-REE-jis] ferox fierce/brutal ... -nee-’] JUANIA Latinized form of Juan (Juan Fernandez Island) [WHAN-ee-’] JUBAEA Latinized form of Juba, a king of ancient Algeria (Numidia) [joo-BEE-’] JUBAEOPSIS Jubaea + like unto (Gr.) [joo´-bee-AHP ...
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