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Euphorbia celastroides var. tomentella (Boiss.) Oudejans

Waianae Spurge (Euphorbia celastroides var. tomentella 

This plant, one of eight varieties within this species, was endemic to the Wai’anae Range on the island of O’ahu, Hawai’i Islands.  

It is now considered extinct.  


The several varieties of some of the Hawaiian spurge species (Euphorbia celastroides Boiss., Euphorbia multiformis Hook. & Arn., Euphorbia remyi A. Gray ex Boiss., Euphorbia skottsbergii Sherff) are not accepted by all botanists and are sometimes included within the respective nominate forms.


edited: 05.09.2020