Chamaesyce hyssopifolia (L.) Small

Common name

English: Hyssop Spurge, Hyssopleaf Sandmat

Portuguese: Burra-leiteira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2289)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2191)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1851)

      Order: Malpighiales (83)

        Family: Euphorbiaceae (69) (family description)

          Genus: Chamaesyce (4)

           Epithet: hyssopifolia (L.) Small (2)

Synonyms: Chamaesyce brasiliensis (Lam.) Small, Euphorbia brasiliensis Lam., Euphorbia hyssopifolia L.

brasiliensis => of Brazilian origin

hyssopifolia => form of leaves simmilar to Ysop (Hyssopus officinalis)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: violet, pink, white

External links

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