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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Keep ruphorbia completely dry in winter. Euphorbia antiquorum is the type species for the genus Euphorbia it was described by Linnaeus in in Species Plantarum, this Euphorbia, whose specific name means ‘of the ancients’was one of the two species to be described from India.
Views Read Edit View history. Young shoots of the plant are antiqkorum as a vegetable. Yellow cyathia can be in triads or individual together. Media related to Euphorbia antiquorum at Wikimedia Commons. Seed capsules turn deep red on maturity.
Give the plant an airy growing medium which mainly consists of non organic material such us clay, pumice, lava grit, and only a little peat or leaf-mould. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.
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It is an easy species to grow that is suited for any well drained soil in full sun. It is wide spread throughout peninsular India but wild origin obscure. Euphorbia antiquorum is an easy species to grow that is suited for any well drained soil in full sun.
Cyathia yellowish-green to pinkish, subterminal, axillary, single or in triads or individual cyathia together; peduncles reddish brown; primary peduncle 1 – 1. Moench See all synonyms of Euphorbia antiquorum. 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.
But young plant are happy growing indoors, where they can antiuqorum reach the ceiling.
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The latex is a fish poison. Belgaum, Dharwar, Mysore, N. Can be pruned for shape and branching. Last update on All phenological events—leaf flush 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. Flowers and fruitis all year. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance.
Only downside is from strong winds, the columns often smash into each other, causing permanent scarring It grows well when there is a layer of brick and charcoal pieces, on top of which sandy loam soil is spread. It needs no maintenance. Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat.
Stem and branches Photograph by: Saline extracts of the stems are antibiotic.
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Wide spread throughout peninsular India but wild origin obscure. Cyathia yellowish-green to pinkish, subterminal, axillary, single or in triads or individual cyathia together; peduncles reddish brown; primary peduncle 1 – 1. Capsule 1 cm across. Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata All stub articles.
You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Water regularly during the active growing season from March to September. Male flower with only antiqukrum stamen, filament short; female flower situated alone at the center of the cyathium, protruding beyond the involucre.
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