Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima 'Santa Claus Red') in the Euphorbias Database

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Flowers: Other: In the genus Euphorbia, the flowers are reduced in size and aggregated into a cluster of flowers called a cyathium (plural cyathia). This feature is present in every species of the genus Euphorbia but nowhere else in the plant kingdom.
Dynamic Accumulator: B (Boron)
Toxicity: Other: All members of the genus Euphorbia produce a milky sap called latex that is toxic and can range from a mild irritant to very poisonous.

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Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, USADate: 2018-11-25
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Location: Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USADate: 2017-11-24
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