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Euphorbia poissonii Pax
Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 8: 62 1902
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE

Euphorbia poissonii Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

Synonyms:

Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Candle Plant, Cylindrical Euphorbia

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

  • Euphorbia poissonii Pax: has stout flowering branches, with 8-10 ranks of leaves, rudimentary spines and numerous inflorescences densely clustered at the end of shoots. Tropical West Africa from Guinea to North of Nigeria
  • Euphorbia unispina N.E.Br.: has 4-5 ranks of leaves and one spine. Distribution: Guinea, Mali and southern Sudan:
  • Euphorbia venenifica Trémaux ex Kotschy: Has a very poisonous latex, thorns simple not flat at the base without basal prickles. Distribution: Chad, Sudan and Ethiopia.

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Euphorbia poissonii Photo by: Cactus Art
25597 agrawal K.k. Agrawal
Euphorbia poissonii Photo by: K.k. Agrawal


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