EUPHORBIACEAE - Spurge Family

A very large family of (often succulent) herbs and shrubs with greenish flowers and simple leaves.

Male and female flowers separate. In Cyprus 5 genera represented by 29 species. Plants frequently have a milky poisonous juice.


Andrachne telephioides

 

Chrozophora tinctoria - Turnusol

 

Euphorbia - 26 species

 

Mercurialis annua - Annual Mercury

 

Ricinus communis - Castor Oil Plant