Apocynaceous



belonging to the Apocynaceae, the dogbane family of plants.
adjective
of, relating to, or belonging to the Apocynaceae, a family of mostly tropical flowering plants with latex in their stems, including the dogbane, periwinkle, oleander, and some lianas

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