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- Belonging to the Asclepiadaceœ.
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- adjective (Bot.) Of, pertaining to, or resembling, plants of the Milkweed family.
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- adjective botany Relating to the
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- adjective of or relating to plants of the milkweed family
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On the small flats, the apple-gum grew with a few scattered Moreton Bay ash trees; on the bergues of the river we found the white cedar (Melia azedarach), Clerodendron; an asclepiadaceous shrub with large triangular seed-vessels; and, on the hills, the blood-wood and stringy-bark.