Tetracoccus dioicus facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTetracoccus dioicus
Tetracoccus dioicus, known by the common names red shrubby-spurge and Parry's tetracoccus, is a species of flowering plant.
Tetracoccus dioicus is an erect shrub reaching about 2 metres (6.6 ft). It has gray-barked branches that are bright red when young.
The stiff, leathery, yellowish-green leaves are opposite or clustered, often in threes, and they may be rolled lengthwise.
It produces distinctive four-lobed fruits which ripen to a bright red color.
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