Euphorbia myrsinites L.

Perennial herb to 30 cm high, multi-stemmed, each stem generally unbranched and perennial. Leaves alternate; blades on stems obovate to subcircular, 15-20 mm long, 7-12 mm wide; blades in whorl-head similar to stem-leaves but broader; blades in floral head in pairs, subcircular to ovate. Floral head umbel with 8-10 rays. Cyathia 3 mm wide, with rounded fringed lobes; glands transversely oblong with small horns, yellow-brown to purple.

Mediterranean, Iran.

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.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malpighiales
family       Euphorbiaceae
genus        Euphorbia L.