A sparsely-branched straggling herb, up to c. 1m high, woody on the older parts. Leaves closely spaced, up to c. 1 cm long, linear-lanceolate, needle-like with revolute margins. Flowers uni-sexual, in sub-umbellate clusters, both terminal and axillary at the ends of branches, green to yellow. Capsule c. 3 × 3 mm, deeply 3-lobed, exserted on a reflexed pedicel up to 4.5 mm long.
Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M.(2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Euphorbia crebrifolia. http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=135820, retrieved 21 October 2016