Euphorbia baioensis

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Euphorbia baioensis S.Carter

Euphorbiaceae

Life form: perennial

Exposure: sun   10

Moisture: dry

Soil: gritty-sandy

Arrangement: not specified
Leaves:

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: cyathium
Fruit: not specified

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Inflorescence: cyme

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Dilleniidae
Superordo:
Euphorbianae
Ordo:
Euphorbiales

Euphorbia baioensis is a succulent perennial.

Naming

Euphorbia baioensis was described by Susan Carter in 1982. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Euphorbia baioensis is a species in the genus Euphorbia which contains approximately 2140 to 2233 species and belongs to the family of the Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family). The type species of the genus is Euphorbia antiquorum.

Characteristics

Euphorbia baioensis - habitus

Growth

The perennials reach heights of 20 to 30 centimetres.

Leaves

Flowers and Fruits

Euphorbia baioensis produces cymes of yellow cyathiae.


Root System

Distribution

Euphorbia baioensis is native to Kenya.

Cultivation

The perennials prefer a sunny situation on dry soil. The substrate should be gritty-sandy soil. They tolerate temperatures only above at least 1°C (USDA zone 10).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Poisonousness

Euphorbia baioensis is toxic.

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Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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