Common name: Triangular Spurge, Square Spurge, Square milk hedge, Fleshy spurge • Hindi: त्रिधार Tridhara, वज्र कंटक Vajrakantaka • Manipuri. Euphorbia antiquorum Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli Euphorbia antiquorum is the classic tree spurge of India. Origin and Habitat: Wide spread throughout. Family Name: Euphorbiaceae. Synonyms: Euphorbia cactus, Euphorbia cervicornis, Euphorbia nuvulia. Common Names: Sesudu, Malayan Tree Spurge .
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Capsule 1 cm across. Or, Login with your user account:. It grows well when there is a layer of brick and charcoal pieces, on top of which sandy loam soil is spread. This Euphorbia -related article is a stub. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Stem and branches Photograph by: The odour of its latex is pungent and lingering. Flowering plant Photograph by: It is a relatively fast growing and long lived plant and once established, it will be content in its position and with its soil for years.
It is wide spread throughout peninsular India but wild origin obscure.
Euphorbia antiquorumknown as antique spurge and “Euphorbia of the Ancients”is a species of succulent plant in the Euphorbiaceae family. Armed fleshy shrubs; branchlets angular, spines to 1 cm. Young shoots of the plant are used as a vegetable. Male flower with only 1 stamen, filament short; female flower situated alone at the center of the cyathium, protruding beyond the involucre.
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Root bark is purgative. Hildegardia populifolia is a critically endangered tree species. Your comments The flower labeled Triangular Spurge is They are full of honey that attract bees.
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Euphorbiaceae Accepted scientific name: Drawing of the stems with young leaves Photograph by: Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records. All phenological events—leaf flush Prone to mealy bugs and rarely scale.
The plant is used euphornia parks and gardens for ornamentals and also for protective hedges, due to the fragility of its branches together with the well known skin irritancy of its latex. Type the digit seven into the box.
The milk is intensely euphirbia, euphorbin is the major constituent of the latex. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.
Euphorbia antiquorum is an easy species to grow that is suited for any well drained soil in full sun.
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If plant becomes very red, this is a sign that the roots have not developed properly. Valentino Vallicelli Euphorbia antiquorum is the classic tree spurge of India.
A small population of giants was discovered by a survey team from the Botanical Survey of India in a secluded part of Kalakkad Reserve forest alt. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Cyathia yellowish-green to pinkish, subterminal, axillary, single or in triads or individual cyathia together; peduncles reddish brown; primary peduncle 1 – 1.