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  1. Ochrosia

    Ochrosia is a genus of flowering plant in the milkweed family, Apocynaceae, containing 94 species. It is native to the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. Species include: ⁕Ochrosia ackeringae Miq. ⁕Ochrosia borbonica J.F.Gmel. ⁕Ochrosia compta K.Schum. - Hōlei ⁕Ochrosia elliptica ⁕Ochrosia fatuhivensis Fosberg & Sachet ⁕Ochrosia grandiflora Boit. ⁕Ochrosia haleakalae H.St.John - Hōlei ⁕Ochrosia kauaiensis H.St.John - Hōlei ⁕Ochrosia kilaueaensisH.St.John - Hōlei ⁕Ochrosia nukuhivensis Fosberg & Sachet ⁕Ochrosia tahitensis Laness. ex Pichon

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  1. Ochrosia

    A plant genus of the family Apocynaceae. Species of this genus contain 9-methoxyellipticine (ELLIPTICINES) which is the basis of one of the classes of ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS.

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