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Euphorbia caput-medusae var. d L.
1753
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Euphorbia flanaganii N.E.Br.
Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5(2): 314 1915 Harv.

Euphorbia caput-medusae var. d (Euphorbia flanaganii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Euphorbia flanaganii N.E.Br.
Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5(2): 314 1915
Synonymy: 4
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Jellyfish Head Euphorbia, Medusa's Head, Medusahoved, Green Crown, Medusa Head
RUSSIAN (Русский): Молочай фланагани
SPANISH (Español): Medusa

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Euphorbia flanaganii group

  • Euphorbia flanaganii N.E.Br.: central stem merges into roots forming a sub-conical body with snake-like branches radiating from it. Distribution: Eastern Cape (border to the former Transkei), South Africa.
  • Euphorbia flanaganii f. cristata (brach cristation) hort.: forms a flattened crowded cushion-like mass 12-15 cm high by up to 30 cm wide looking like a wavy emerald green coral. Plant grown in full sun take a bronze colouration.
  • Euphorbia flanaganii f. cristata (caudex cristation) hort.: forms a snaky fan-shaped ridge with normal cylindrical lateral shoots developed on it. It is quite rare and very different from the cristation involving a lateral shoot.

19051 giuseppe2 Giuseppe Distefano
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. d (Euphorbia flanaganii) Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano
16611 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. d (Euphorbia flanaganii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

19373 edomat77 Edoardo Mattei
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. d (Euphorbia flanaganii) Photo by: Edoardo Mattei
4524 cactus-art Cactus Art
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. d (Euphorbia flanaganii) Photo by: Cactus Art

19259 giuseppe2 Giuseppe Distefano
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. d (Euphorbia flanaganii) Photo by: Giuseppe Distefano
17309 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. d (Euphorbia flanaganii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

16610 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. d (Euphorbia flanaganii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
16613 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Euphorbia caput-medusae var. d (Euphorbia flanaganii) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

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