Euphorbia origanoides

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Euphorbia origanoides
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Euphorbia
E. origanoides
Binomial name
Euphorbia origanoides

Euphorbia origanoides, also called Ascension spurge, is a species of plant in the Euphorbiaceae family. It is endemic to Ascension Island a dependency of the UK overseas territory of Saint Helena. Its natural habitats are introduced vegetation. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Gray, A. 2003. Euphorbia origanoides. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 August 2007.