Euphorbia cyathophora

Euphorbia cyathophora

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(Painted Spurge, Dwarf Poinsettia)

FAMILY

Euphorbiaceae

Species

Euphorbia cyathophora

Common name(s)

Painted Spurge, Dwarf Poinsettia

Flower colour; life form

Flowers greenish. An annual herb to about 70 cm tall

Distinguishing features

Lower leaves opposite, upper ones alternate, parts of the uppermost leaves may have red portions, resembling the cultivated Poinsettia.

Euphorbia cyathophora