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Euphorbia tetragona

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Rosids > Eurosid I > Order: Malpighiales > Family: Euphorbiaceae > Genus: Euphorbia

Euphorbia tetragona Euphorbia tetragona

Plumbago auriculata flowering in summer in Valley Bushveld with tree Euphorbias, Euphorbia tetragona, prominent on the banks of the Gamtoos River, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [photos Colin Paterson-Jones ]