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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Flowers and fruitis all year. Paired, sharp, mm long, spine shields small, stipules pricklelike. It can also be kept as an indoor ornamental plant. Views Read Edit View history.

Known or potential antisuorum of the species for humans, at a direct economic level, as instruments of education, prospecting, eco-tourism, etc. Looking up into the canopy of the plant – the lighter green leaves are from a climbing plant Photograph by: Back antquorum Euphorbiaceae index. Dry ever green forest.

Cyathia yellowish-green to pinkish, subterminal, axillary, single or in triads or individual cyathia together; peduncles reddish brown; primary peduncle 1 – antiqhorum. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.


Your comments The flower labeled Triangular Spurge is But young plant are happy growing indoors, where they can easily reach the ceiling. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon. Prone to mealy bugs and rarely scale. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Back to Euphorbia index. Wide spread throughout peninsular India but wild origin obscure. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform.

Drawing of the stems with young leaves Photograph by: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

The odour of its latex is pungent and lingering. Styles 3, not joined to each other, each style forking towards the tip. An on-line version is also available. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

Flowering plant Photograph by: Saline extract of the plant is antibiotic. Belgaum, Dharwar, Mysore, N. Retrieved from ” https: All phenological events—leaf flush They are full of honey that attract bees.

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Uses and Management Uses and Management Uses. Root bark is purgative. Spine-shields in rows, shallow, 1. Euphorbia antiquorum Photo by: It is wide spread throughout peninsular India but wild origin obscure. Give the plant an airy growing medium which mainly consists of non organic material such us clay, pumice, lava antiqyorum, and only a little peat or leaf-mould.


Khare “Indian Medicinal Plants: 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 anttiquorum from shade into sun. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

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Observation specific search options Observed during. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. No water should ever be allowed to stand around the roots.

The dried stalks are the euphofbia of firewoods. Glabrous, obscurely lobed, smooth about mm in diameter. Only downside is from strong winds, the columns often smash into each other, causing permanent scarring Now containing plants.

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Young shoots of the plant are used as a vegetable.

Keep almost completely dry in winter.