EPPO Global Database

Euphorbia pulcherrima(EPHPU)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-13

Basic information
  • EPPO code: EPHPU
  • Preferred name: Euphorbia pulcherrima
  • Authority: Klotzsch

Notes

Mexico. Widely cultivated as an ornamental, and occasionally naturalized. A small leafy shrub


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Euphorbia lutea Alamán ex Boissier
Poinsettia pulcherrima (Willdenow) Graham

Common names
Name Language
Christmas flower English
Christmas star English
common poinsettia English
lobster plant English
Mexican flame-leaf English
painted leaf English
poinsettia English
Adventsstern German
Weihnachtsstern German
étoile de Noël French
euphorbe superbe French
poinsettia French
rose de Noël French
flor de noche buena Spanish
flor de Pascua Spanish (ES)
pastores Spanish (NI)
poinsettia Italian
stella di Natale Italian
prachtwolfsmelk Dutch
bico-de-papagaio Portuguese
estrela-de-natal Portuguese
flor-de-janeiro Portuguese
flor-de-natal Portuguese
flor-de-santo-antônio Portuguese
flor-de-são-joão Portuguese
folha-de-sangue Portuguese
jangada Portuguese
papagaio Portuguese (BR)
poinsétia Portuguese
rabo-de-arara Portuguese (BR)
julstjärna Swedish
ポインセチァ Japanese
ショウジョウボク Japanese
poinsechia Japanese
shôjôboku Japanese
молочай красивейший Russian
пуансеттия Russian
Julestjerne Danish
gwiazda betlejemska Polish
poinsecja Polish
poinsecja nadobna Polish
wilczomlecz nadobny Polish
wilczomlecz piękny Polish
mikulásvirág Hungarian
flor de Nadal Catalan
ponsètia Catalan
yī pǐn hóng Chinese
一品红 Chinese
pryšec překrásný Czech
prýštec najkrajší Czech