Excoecaria indica

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Excoecaria indica, commonly known as the Indian copperleaf or simply as Excoecaria, is a species of shrub or small tree in the family Euphorbiaceae. It is native to various regions in Asia, including India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Excoecaria indica is characterized by its lance-shaped leaves and small greenish flowers. It is primarily grown as an ornamental plant for its attractive foliage and is often used in landscaping and garden settings. However, it is important to note that Excoecaria indica, like other members of the Euphorbiaceae family, contains toxic compounds and can cause skin irritation or allergic reactions in some individuals. It is advisable to handle this plant with care and avoid contact with the sap or other plant parts.

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