Euphorbia bourgeana

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Euphorbia bourgeana
Euphorbia lambii.jpg
Euphorbia bourgeana
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Subtribe: Euphorbiinae
Genus: Euphorbia
Species: E. bourgeana
Binomial name
Euphorbia bourgeana
J.Gay ex Boiss.

Euphorbia bourgeana, also sometimes called the Tree Euphorbia,[1] is a species of spurge native to La Gomera in the Canary Islands.[2][3] Like many Euphobias, parts of the plants are poisonous if ingested.[4] The plant grows well in USDA zones 9b-11.[1] It can grow to a height of 6–10 feet (1.82-3.04 metres), but if potted, it can be kept relatively small.[1][3]


  • Euphorbia lambiorum (or Euphorbia lambii) Svent. (1960).[5]


  1. ^ a b c Annie's Annuals: Tree Euphorbia
  2. ^ Desert Tropicals: Euphorbia lambii
  3. ^ a b Daniel's Specialty Nursery: Euphorbia
  4. ^ "Euphorbia bourgeana". IUCN Redlist. Retrieved 31 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Synonyms of Euphorbia bourgeana". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved February 24, 2012. 

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