Euphorbia (Chamaesyce) hyssopifolia

Euphorbia (Chamaesyce) hyssopifolia

Image of Chamaesyce hyssopifolia

(Euphorbia)

FAMILY

Euphorbiaceae

Species

Euphorbia (Chamaesyce) hyssopifolia

Common name(s)

Euphorbia

Flower colour; life form

Flowers greenish. Herb, branched, sprawling to about 20 cm tall

Distinguishing features

Latex present. Leaves well-spaced along stem, opposite, truncate at base, margins finely serrate to 15 x 7 mm long, upper leaves smaller; ‘flowers’ clustered towards end of branches. Appendages small, whitish; capsule glabrous.

Note this species along with others formerly included in Chamaesyce have been transferred back to Euphorbia

Chamaesyce hyssopifolia