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Euphorbia mellifera

Euphorbia mellifera

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Euphorbiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Euphorbia
Species: mellifera
Binomial name
Euphorbia mellifera

Honey spurge (Euphorbia mellifera) is an autumn-flowering perennial plant with large, attractive leaves. The flowers are borne on tall spikes and are yellow. The plant's name mellifera arises from the honey-like scent of the flowers (the honey bee is called Apis mellifera[?]).

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