Christmas-flower
Euphorbia pulcherrima KlotzschEuphorbiaceae

common name synonyms: Christmas-star, lobsterplant, Mexican flameleaf, paintedleaf, poinsettia

scientific name synonyms: Poinsettia pulcherrima (Klotzsch) Graham

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Rosidae

order: Euphorbiales

growth form: shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: Central America

notes: introduced in the U.S. (PUSDA) poisonous

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth