Euphorbia cyathophora Murray

  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Euphorbia cyathophora Murray
  • Vernacular name : Summer Poinsettia, Wild Poinsettia (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Grown in gardens
  • Comments / notes : An introduced species. Often grows on plains to 500m. Sometimes as a weed.
  • Flower, Fruit : June-January
  • Native : Greater antilles, Eastern U.S.A and Mexico
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in tropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. cyathophora. Downloaded on 8 December 2019.

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