Breynia nivosa (Bull) Small

Snow Bush

Accepted name: Breynia disticha

Shrub to 2 m tall, hairless. Leaf blade elliptic, ovate or suborbicular, 1-6 cm long, 1-3.5 cm wide, tip rounded, base rounded or wedge-shaped, grey-green to bluish green above, edged or blotched with cream-white areas. Fruit roundish, about 3 mm long and 5 mm wide. [


B. disticha J.R. Forst. and G. Forst. f. nivosa (Bull) A. R.- Sm.]

Source: Forster, P. (2002). Euphorbiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Breynia nivosa 'Roseopicta'

Leaves mottled with pink and red.