Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Euphorbia
Family: Euphorbiaceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
bupleurifolia
NOTES

A single-stemmed dwarf succulent to 20 cm with the stem covered with the scars of the fallen leaves. Oblanceolate leaves in a tuft at the tip of the stem.


AUTHORITY
Jacq.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The flowers are yellowish. Flowers surround by large bracts. Green floral glands rounded or slightly pointed
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
Melkbol
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the fynbos
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Cancer treatments
The milky latex is used for cancerous sores
Eczema treatments
The latex is used for eczema and painful cracked feet. Contains some poisonous principles
Months
July
August
September
October
November
December
January
Synonyms for Species
Euphorbia proteifolia



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