The poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is a commercially important plant species
of the diverse ... The flowers of the poinsettia are unassuming and do not attract
pollinators. They are grouped ... ...
... in the United States and does about 50% of the world-wide sales of Poinsettias
. ... was called Cuitlaxochitl (from cuitlatl, for residue, and xochitl, for flower),
meaning "flower ... It is known there as "Flor de Pascua", meaning "Easter flower".
The Aztecs called the plant Cuitlaxochitl meaning "star flower" and used it to
produce a red dye. The sap was also used to control fevers. Montezuma, last of
Dec 12, 2014 ... So what does a Poinsettia have to do with Christmas? ... The Poinsettia is native
to Mexico and was called Cuitlaxochitl in Nahuatl, the ... Robert Buist, sold the
plant as Euphorbia pulcherrima (which means beautiful) after ...
Dec 20, 2012 ... The Aztecs called the plant “ CUITLAXOCHITL” that means ”Star ... It does not
matter, where our poinsettias come from, the truth is that we enjoy ...
Apr 4, 2009 ... Can you share a list or do you have an idea where can I find one? ... I do know
the name of the flower you gave us a picture of: cuitlaxochitl. ... We (I mean, me
and the rest of the ones who attend the meetings every week) ...
Nov 30, 2015 ... Why do we kiss beneath the Mistletoe? It's a sacred plant of ... They called the
plant Cuitlaxochitl, which means “star flower”. The Aztecs have ...
Dec 26, 2015 ... And if so, what does its indigenous name actually mean? ... of the Nahuatl name
to be found on the interwebz: cuetlaxochitl and cuitlaxochitl.
Male flowers in a cyathium do not develop at the same rate. A group of ... The
Aztecs referred to the plant as Cuitlaxochitl, which means “Star flower”. They
The young child did as told, and upon reaching the church, laid the weeds down
... called Cuitlaxochitl (from cuitlatl, for residue, and xochitl, for flower), meaning ...