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Euphorbia lomelii V.W.Steinm.

Hexadenia macrocarpa (Benth.) Klotzsch & Garcke

Pedilanthus macrocarpus Benth.

Tithymaloides macrocarpa (Benth.) Kuntze

Tithymalus macrocarpus (Benth.) Croizat

Slipper Plant

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”
Specieslomelii

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

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Euphorbia lomelii (Slipper Plant)

4/6/2011 · Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, MD
≈ 14 × 21" (34 × 52 cm)