EPPO Global Database

Euphorbia umbellata(EPHUM)

Code created in: 2015-01-10

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: EPHUM
  • Preferred name: Euphorbia umbellata
  • Authority: (Pax) Bruyns


Kenya to Mozambique. Cultivated as an ornamental. A leafy tree up to 10 m. Better known to horticulture as Synadenium grantii

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Synadenium grantii J. Hooker
Synadenium umbellatum Pax

Common names
Name Language
African milk bush English
afrikanischer Milchbaum German
arbre à lait French
lechero africano Spanish