Erect annual herb, up to c. 30 cm tall. Branches spreading with short, curved, somewhat appressed hairs. Leaves opposite, linear-lanceolate, up to c. 4 cm long, assymmetrically rounded at the base, usually hairless above when mature, with scattered apressed hairs beneath; margin entire; petiole up to 2 mm long; stipules linear, 1-2 mm long, entire. Flowers in terminal and axillary, few-flowered clusters, with 4 white or pink, petal-like appendages. Capsule exserted on a reflexed pedicel, 3-lobed, c. 2.2 × 2.4 mm, densely pubescent with short, curved appressed hairs.
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 lupatensis. http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=136130, retrieved 6 December 2016