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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It is wide spread throughout peninsular India but wild origin obscure. It can also be kept as an indoor ornamental plant. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.
Flowers and fruitis all year. The odour of its latex is pungent and lingering. It can tolerate moderate shade, and a plant that has been growing in shade should be slowly hardened off before placing it in full sun as the plant will be severely scorched if moved too suddenly from shade into sun. The decoction of the stem is used in gout. One of the largest armed tree Euphorbias with an average height of m, it has been known to attain gigantic proportions if left undisturbed.
One of the largest armed tree Euphorbias, cactus like in appearance with a rugged elegance growing up to an height of 5 – 7 m, branched and rebranched to form a loosely rounded crown, it has been known to attain gigantic proportions if left undisturbed. Styles 3, not joined to each other, each style forking towards the tip. Idukki, Thiruvananthapuram Tamil Nadu: Checklists specific search options Observed during.
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Its main goal is summarize the most relevant or attractive characteristics of this taxon to the general public. Euphorbia antiquorum is the type species for the genus Euphorbia it was described by Linnaeus in in Species Plantarum, this Euphorbiawhose specific name means ‘of the ancients’was one of the two species to be described from India. Cyathia axillary, in lax cymes; bracts 5, 5 mm, ovate; peduncles 1 cm long; involucre cupular, 5 mm long, glands 5, thick, semicircular; male flowers in 5 groups of each; stalk 3 mm, female flowers erect; ovary 3 x 4, styles 3.
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It is easy to propagate from seed or vegetatively in late spring to summer, just take a cutting of the plant let it dry for 1 or 2 weeks and stuff it in the ground preferably dry, loose, extremely well draining soil. Hildegardia populifolia is a critically endangered tree species.
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Send a request for permission. A general description, with any kind of antiquourm about the taxon. Spine-shields in rows, shallow, 1. The plant is used in 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.
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January Learn how and when to antiquirum this template message. 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. It is a moderately fast grower, and will quickly become large landscape masterpieces in just years. The gallery now contains thousands of pictures, however it is possible to do even more.
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Wide spread throughout peninsular Aantiquorum, it can be found growing up to an altitude of m. Cyathium is an inflorescence consisting of a cuplike cluster of modified leaves enclosing a female flower and several male flowers.
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The milk is intensely irritant, euphorbin is the major constituent of the latex. Natural History Natural History Cyclicity. It can tolerate moderate shade, and a plant that has been growing in shade should be slowly hardened off before placing it in full sun as the plant will be severely scorched if moved too suddenly from shade into sun. Apex rounded or obtuse with a small pointed projection, base gradually narrowing downward. Type the digit seven into the box.