Euphorbia (Euphorbia pseudodidiereoides) in the Euphorbias Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: Up to 2.5-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
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.
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Yellow-green
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
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.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Conservation status: Critically Endangered (CR)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Critically Endangered

Comments:
Posted by Baja_Costero (Baja California - Zone 11b) on Mar 25, 2020 7:13 PM

Recently described (2019) spiny shrub with deciduous leaves from south-central Madagascar. This plant is smaller than its lookalike E. didiereoides, with a shorter peduncle, fewer cyathia per inflorescence, and larger, spreading cyathophylls.

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