Securinega suffruticosa (Pall.) Rehd.
S. ramiflora Muell.-Arg, S. flueggeoides Muell.-Arg.
Euphorbiaceae
Securinega suffruticosa (42908 Bytes)
A small shrub up to 2 m high with arching stems. Elliptic leaves up to 6 cm long and 2 to 2.5 cm wide, blue-green beneath. Small greenish flowers in Juli and August, male flowers in panicels, female flowers single. Globular greenish or brownish fruits 5 mm wide.

Home: N-China, Mongolia

Other views: Flowers, fruits

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Securinega suffruticosa by Plants for a future database

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