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Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Malpighiales (100)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (79)(family description)

          Genus: Euphorbia (30)

            Epithet: desmondii Keay & Milne-Redh. (1)

desmondii => in honor of Mr. Robert Desmond Meikle (born 1923), a Northern Irish botanist from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK


Climate: tropical

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

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