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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: segetalis L. (1)

Synonyms: Esula segetalis (L.) Haw., Euphorbia longibracteata DC., Euphorbia simplex K.Koch, Euphorbia taurica (Besser) Steud., Euphorbia tetraceras Lange, Keraselma segetale (L.) Raf., Tithymalus cinerascens Moench, Tithymalus leptophyllus Bubani, Tithymalus segetalis (L.) Hill

cinerascens => with ashen-grey shadings

leptophyllus => fine or small leaves

longibracteata => with long bracts

segetalis => of the cornfields, growing in standing crops

simplex => of one piece or series (opposed to compound)


Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, yellow

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