EPPO Global Database

Euphorbia pilosa(EPHQL)

Code created in: 2015-01-20

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: EPHQL
  • Preferred name: Euphorbia pilosa
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Central Asia, Himalayas.  Cultivated as an ornamental. Confused with the European E. illirica = E. villosa (q.v.), so common names may apply to either

Common names
Name Language
downy spurge English
weichhaarige Gartenwolfsmilch German
euphorbe poilue French
euforbia pelosa Italian
молочай волосистый Russian
молочай желтеющий Russian
vortemælk Danish
máo dà jǐ Chinese
毛大戟 Chinese
pryšec chlupatý Czech