Euphorbias are a large Genus of over 2000 species. Euphorbias mainly originate from the tropical and sub tropical areas of the Americas and Africa but are versatile and found growing worldwide.
Euphorbias were originally named after Euphorbus, a Greek physician who discovered that one cactus like Euphorbia was a particularly effective laxative! However this is not recommended as the milky sap of the plants can be poisonous
Euphorbias because of their hardiness and lovely foliage textures and colours are a popular landscaping and garden plant
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