Euphorbia platyclada

Euphorbia platycada Flower

Euphorbia platyclada Flower

Euphorbia platycada Potted

Euphorbia platyclada Potted


Family Euphorbiaceae
Binomial Name Euphorbia platyclada
Common Name(s)
Plant Information Unusual plant resembling dead twigs. Native to the dry forest areas of Madagascar. Gets small flowers as shown in the photograph under high magnification.Warning: all parts of this plant are toxic. Its milky sap can be very irritating and corrosive to skin and eyes. Repeated contact may increase sensitivity.
Invasiveness Potential Potentially invasive. Reproduces readily from broken branches. Seeds are produced throughout the year.
CITES Status All African euphorbias are protected. Listed in Appendix II.