EPPO Global Database

Euphorbia hypericifolia(EPHHY)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: EPHHY
  • Preferred name: Euphorbia hypericifolia
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except Chile). Cultivated as an ornamental (especially cv. Diamond Frost). Introduced in Mediterranean (Sicily, Greece, Crete, Cyprus), Pakistan, Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina (Myanmar), Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Korea, West Africa and Sahel, Mozambique


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Chamaesyce glomerifera Millspaugh
Chamaesyce hypericifolia (Linnaeus) Millspaugh
Euphorbia glomerifera (Millspaugh) L.C. Wheeler

Common names
Name Language
baby's breath euphorbia English
graceful sandmat English
graceful spurge English
pillpod euphorbia English
johanniskrautblättrige Wolfsmilch German
euphorbe à feuilles de millepertuis French
chanchalaga Spanish (CO)
chupona Spanish
hierba de la golondrina Spanish (HN)
yerba lechosa Spanish (CU)
eufórbia-de-folhas-pequenas Portuguese
молочай зверобоелистный Russian
tōng nǎi cǎo Chinese
通奶草 Chinese