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Common name

English: Hairy spurge

German: Behaarte Wolfsmilch

Portuguese: Ésula-lanosa

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Malpighiales (111)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (77)(family description)

          Genus: Euphorbia (27)

            Epithet: hirsuta L. (5)

Synonym: Euphorbia pubescens Vahl

hirsuta => having long distinct hairs, rough, hairy

pubescens => downy, slightly hairy

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: orange, yellow

External links

Check for Euphorbia hirsuta at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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