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Common name

English: Hyssop Spurge, Hyssopleaf Sandmat

Portuguese: Burra-leiteira


Kingdom: Plantae (2586)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2483)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2101)

      Order: Malpighiales (98)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (77)(family description)

          Genus: Chamaesyce (4)

            Epithet: hyssopifolia (L.) Small (2)

Synonyms: Chamaesyce brasiliensis (Lam.) Small, Euphorbia brasiliensis Lam., Euphorbia hyssopifolia L.

brasiliensis => of Brazilian origin

hyssopifolia => form of leaves simmilar to Ysop (Hyssopus officinalis)


Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

Check for Chamaesyce hyssopifolia at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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