Flower Database

Snowflake euphorbia

Basic information
Flower Name
Snowflake euphorbia
Formal Name
Euphorbia leucocephala
Alias
白雪姫, Euphorbia leucocephala, snowflake euphorbia, Pascuita, Snows of Kilimanjaro
Habitat
Mexico-El Salvador
Morph
Evergreen shrub
Comment
Snowflake euphorbia , scientific name:Euphorbia leucocephala is an evergreen shrub of the Euphorbiaceae department,of the Euphorbia genus native to Mexico- and El Salvador. Good branching. From late autumn early winter, from branch to stretch Cup-shaped flowers and small flowers. Flowers are small discreet, spatula-shaped white bracts under the flower looks like a flower. A white milky liquid that comes out when cutting a branch contains toxic substances (phorbol esters etc.) and it causes skin wear. The same Euphoria genus has the following.
Poinsettia、(scientific name:Euphorbia pulcherrima)
Euphorbia cyathophora
Euphorbia marginata
Euphorbia tirucall)
Euphorbia jolkiniis
Common name: Snowflake euphorbia , scientific name:Euphorbia leucocephalaoliaia, origin: Mexico and El Salvador, leaf shape: lanceolate, leaf length: 3 cm, leaf margin: entire, phyllotaxis: whorls, petiole: aerobic, rose: Cup-shaped flowers, flower: white, fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit
Detailed information
Order
Malpighiales
Family
Euphorbiaceae
Genus
Euphorbia
Species
E. leucocephala
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cup
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Pot flower
Color
White
Season
Jan Nov Dec
Height
150  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.5