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Euphorbia virosa Willd.
Sp. Pl., ed. 4 [Willdenow] 2(2): 882. 1799 [Dec 1799]
Family: EUPHORBIACEAE

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Euphorbia virosa Willd.
Sp. Pl., ed. 4 [Willdenow] 2(2): 882. 1799 [Dec 1799]
Synonymy: 5 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Euphorbia virosa subs. arenicola L.C.Leach
Bol. Soc. Brot. sér. 2, 45: 355. 1971

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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Poison Tree, Gifboom
AFRIKAANS (Afrikaans): Gifboom
ARABIC ( لعربية ): فربيون نفاذ الرائحة
RUSSIAN (Русский): Молочай ядовитый

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

  • Euphorbia virosa Willd.: forms dense clumps of growth, up to 3 m across and with numerous branches in whorls from the base conferring it a candelabra-like shape.
  • Euphorbia virosa subs. arenicola L.C.Leach: has a more spreading habit with decumbent rebranching stems. Inflorescences often 2-forcked.


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