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Euphorbia bulbispina is a spiny plant of the Euphorbiaceae family. It was described by Rauh & Razafindratsira in Euphorbia Journal 7: 31. 1991. It is endemic to a very small area in northern Madagascar where it is found in rock cracks in the Antsiranana district.

Euphorbia bulbispina
Euphorbia bulbispina.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Malpighiales
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Genus: Euphorbia
E. bulbispina
Binomial name
Euphorbia bulbispina
Rauh & Razaf., 1991

It has been assessed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.[1]



  • Rauh, W. (1991), New and little known euphorbias from Madagascar, Euphorbia Journal, 7: 21–35
  • Rauh, W. (1992), Succulent Euphorbias of northern Madagascar; Collectanea Botanica a Barcinonensi Botanico Instituto Edita, 21: 197–210
  • Rauh, W. (1995). Succulent and Xerophytic plants of Madagascar. Vol I. Strawberry Press, Mill Valley.
  • Russo, L (2001).: Euphorbia bulbispina Rauh & Razafindratsira, a fascinating species from Madagascar; Cactus & Co, 4(5): 229–230