EPPO Global Database

Euphorbia ingens(EPHIG)

Last modification: 2001-10-21

Basic information
  • EPPO code: EPHIG
  • Preferred name: Euphorbia ingens
  • Authority: Boissier


South Africa. Cultivated as an ornamental. An Old World "cactus" not to be confused with the familiar giant tree cactus (Carnegiea gigantea) of the Far West of North America

Common names
Name Language
cactus euphorbia English
cactus spurge English
candelabra tree English
Kaktuswolfsmilch German
Kandelaberwolfsmilch German
Riesenwolfsmilch German
euphorbe arborescente French
euphorbe candelabre French
árbol candelabro Spanish
albero candelabri Italian
árvore-candelabro Portuguese
cacto-candelabro Portuguese
молочай великий Russian
kandelabre træ Danish
pryšec obrovský Czech