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3. Euphorbia hypericifolia L., Sp. Pl. 454. 1753. Boiss. in DC., Prodr. 15(2): 23. 1862; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. Ind. 5: 249. 1887, p.p.

A. RADCLIFFE-SMITH

Very similar to Euphorbia indica, differing chiefly in being completely glabrous, and in having the leaves narrower and narrowing to an acute or subacute apex.

Fl. & Fr. Per.: June - ?.

Holotype: India, specimen no. 630/4 in Herb. Linn. (LINN).

Distribution: A native of the New World tropics introduced into many parts of the old world tropics and subtropics; humus-rich soils; near sea-level.


 

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