- Flower nameEuphorbia punicea
- Scientific nameEuphorbia punicea
- AliasEuphorbia punicea, FLAME-OF-JAMAICA, Pasca de Jamaica, ジャマイカポインセチア, ユーフォルビア・プニケア, Jamaican Poinsettia
- Place of originCaribbean coast of Jamaica, Cuba
- Place of floweringGarden, Potted flower
- Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June
What is Euphorbia punicea
Euphorbia punicea or Jamaica Poinsettia (Scientific name: Euphorbia punicea) is an evergreen shrub and succulent plant in the family Euphorbiaceae, which is native to the Caribbean coast of Jamaica, Cuba and other places. The stock height is 1~2 m. Two red bracts are attached to the base of the small flowers, which consist of about six yellow round dense glands and green cotyledons, and extend from the tip of the stem to the cup-shaped inflorescence. A few of these sets come together and are wrapped in large bracts. The flowers have no petals, only stamens and stamens. The two red bracts look like a single flower petal and serve to attract pollinators efficiently.
Common name: Euphorbia punicea, Scientific name: Euphorbia punicea, aka: Pasca de Jamaica, FLAME - OF - JAMAICA, Place of origin: Jamaica and Cuba, plant height: 1-2 m, leaf shape: elliptical, Leaf margin: full margin; petiole: spirally alternating, crown shape: cup-shaped, flower diameter: 1.5-2 cm,petals: absent, Flower color (actually, bract color): pink, red,Flowering season: March to June, use: garden planting, potted planting.