Euphorbia cyparissias L.

Common name

English: Cypress Spurge

German: Zypressen-Wolfsmilch

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Malpighiales (93)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (76) (family description)

          Genus: Euphorbia (27)

           Epithet: cyparissias L. (1)

Synonyms: Esula cupressina Gray, Esula cyparissias (L.) Haw., Euphorbia degenerata D.Dietr., Euphorbia esuloides (DC.) Ten., Galarhoeus cyparissias (L.) Small ex Rydb., Keraselma cyparissias (L.) Raf., Tithymalus acicularis Dulac, Tithymalus cyparissias (L.) Hill

acicularis => needle-like

cyparissias => resembling cypress

esuloides => resembling Esula

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

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