EPPO Global Database

Euphorbia tithymaloides(PDNTI)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-04-10

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PDNTI
  • Preferred name: Euphorbia tithymaloides
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

USA (Florida), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern). Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Bangladesh, Tchad, Malawi, Mozambique


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Euphorbia myrtifolia Lamarck
Pedilanthus tithymaloides (Linnaeus) Poiteau

Common names
Name Language
Jacob's ladder English
Japanese poinsettia English
jewbush English
red-bird cactus English
red-bird flower English
slipper flower English
zigzag plant English
Pantoffelstrauch German
Teufelsrückgra​t German
bois lait French
échine du diable French
herbe à cors French
pantouflier French
bitamo Spanish
clavos de Cristo Spanish (CO)
euforbia anti-alcoholica Spanish (MX)
gallito colorado Spanish
pie de nino Spanish
zapatilla del diablo Spanish
dois-amores Portuguese (BR)
flor-chinela Portuguese
poinsétia-do-Japão Portuguese
sapatinho-de-judeu Portuguese (BR)
ginryû Japanese
pedeiransasu Japanese
ギンリユウ Japanese
ペデイランサス Japanese
педилантус титималоидный Russian