Welcome to our first article on Florology! Today, we’re taking a closer look at the Poinsettia, the most popular Christmas plant.
Scientific name: Euphorbia pulcherrima
Common names around the world:
- Poinsettia (US)
- Flor de Nochebuena (Mexico)
- Flor de Pascua (Spain)
- Crown of the Andes (Chile, Peru)
- Atatürk’s Flower (Turkey)
- Santa Claus’ Flower (Hungary)
National Poinsettia Day is celebrated on December 12th in the US.