EPPO Global Database

Euphorbia tirucalli(EPHTI)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-04-09

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: EPHTI
  • Preferred name: Euphorbia tirucalli
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Western Asia, India, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Nigeria to South Africa, Madagascar. Planted as a shrubby hedge. Used medicinally. Introduced in China, Indochina, Malesia, Mexico, Caribbean


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Euphorbia rhipsaloides Welwitsch

Common names
Name Language
bone tree English
finger euphorbia English
finger tree English
Indian tree spurge English
milkbush English
milk tree English
naked lady English (AU)
pencil tree English
rubber euphorbia English
Bleistiftstrauch German
Fingerwolfsmilch German
Milchbusch German
euphorbe antivénérienne French
euphorbe crayon French
liane sans feuilles French
abá Spanish
árbol dedo Spanish
árbol de los dedos Spanish
arbusto de goma Spanish
arbusto de leche Spanish
consuelda Spanish
palitroque Spanish
potloodplant Dutch
almeidinha Portuguese
arbusto-leitoso Portuguese
árvore-de-São-Sebastião Portuguese
árvore-lápis Portuguese
avelós Portuguese
cachorro-pelado Portuguese
coroa-de-cristo Portuguese
eufórbia-sem-folhas Portuguese
graveto-do-diabo Portuguese
pau-pelado Portuguese
titímalo Portuguese
aosango Japanese
mirukubushu Japanese
oirupurantsu Japanese
アオサンゴ Japanese
オイルプランツ Japanese
ミルクブッシュ Japanese
молочай тирукалли Russian
kraalnaboom Afrikaans
lǜ yù shù Chinese
绿玉树 Chinese
tulang-tulang Indonesian