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Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.

Desert candle, candelabra spurge

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMalpighialesA broad group encompassing 16,000 species
FamilyEuphorbiaceaeEuphorbia or spurge family
GenusEuphorbiaAn extremely diverse-looking genus of mostly tropical and subtropical succulent plants. For Euphorbus, corpulent Greek physician of Juba II, King of Mauretania. Literally, “euphorbia” means “well-fed”

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Euphorbia neutra A.Berger

Euphorbia abyssinica var. erythraeae A.Berger

Euphorbia richardiana Baill.

Euphorbia aethiopum Croizat

Euphorbia controversa N.E.Br.

Euphorbia disclusa N.E.Br.

Euphorbia erythraeae (Berger) N.E.Br. [Illegitimate]

Euphorbia abyssinica var. tetragona Schweinf.

Euphorbia grandis Lem.

Euphorbia neglecta N.E.Br.

Euphorbia acrurensis N.E.Br.

Euphorbia officinarum var. kolquall Willd.

Euphorbia obovalifolia A.Rich.


Euphorbia abyssinica description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Euphorbia abyssinica (desert candle, candelabra spurge)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, Mary­land