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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Euphorbia tithymaloides subsp. smallii 'Nanus'

Synonym:  Pedilanthus tithymaloides subsp. smallii 'Nanus'

Unlike most types where you often find some variegation colors, normally 2 tones or 3 tones. This one however had a bland common green appearance without any variegated coloration.

When in strong shade it has a dark green appearance, the leaves appears to be upward and ladder like rather than showy, these have compact appearance without any strong features on it's foliage.

Locally it is known as lelipan which means Scorpion plant. There are some traditional medicinal uses for this plant but however since it is a Euphorbia species - being toxic and poisonous - I rather not recommend for that usage other than purely ornamental purpose.

 Do check more detailed information of Care & Cultivation from the Main Page Link below:


Zigzag Different Types and Images

Here is the link where I had put together a list of all of the different types and ID and images that I had come across. A database of all the different types & their characteristics. Please click on the link on the title above for the post.

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