Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch
EUPHORBIACEAE
Poinsettia
Unknown, Potential minor problem species
Origin: Mexico
Growth Form: Shrub
Plant Description: Shrub with large, alternate leaves, with or without teeth on the margin; the cup-shaped "flowers" in a cluster above the showy red, pink, or cream leafy bracts; a large yellow gland on the rim of the "flower."
Key Features:
Control:
Comments: Occasional sightings of garden escapes.

Photo - leaves/flowers



Rob Mackenzie, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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