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FamilyEUPHORBIACEAE
Genus species var.Euphorbia  epithymoides L. 
SynonymsEuphorbia polychroma A.Kern.
 Euphorbia villosa Boiss.
 Tithymalus epithymoides (L.) Klotzsch & Garcke
Territory Northern AfricaWestern Asia
dry, stony grassland
Description leaves oblong, sessile, entire, stem leaves similar, smaller, bracts of involucre elliptic, obtuse, bright yellow rays of umbel 5, erect
Size30-40cm
Colorgreenish yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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