Euphorbia characias 'Tasmanian Tiger' is a perennial shrub with pale grey-green stems and variegated leaves with grey-green centers and…
Derivation: A Latinized word from "xaraxias," the ancient name Dioscorides (40-90 AD) gave Euphorbia characias in the first century AD.
Whereas the generic name must be unique, there are often two or more genera with the same specific epithet. The same epithet can also be used within a species for subspecies, varieties, and forms.
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Euphorbia characias (Mediterranean Spurge) is a compact evergreen shrub with grey-green leaves that grow in spirals around many upright…