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 .

Author: Meztirisar Gumi
Country: Barbados
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Education
Published (Last): 8 December 2017
Pages: 103
PDF File Size: 20.80 Mb
ePub File Size: 14.99 Mb
ISBN: 124-3-43468-782-9
Downloads: 51644
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kezuru

Paired, sharp, mm long, spine shields small, stipules pricklelike. Armed fleshy shrubs; branchlets angular, spines to 1 cm. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Lalithamba Creative Commons Attribution 2. It needs no maintenance.

Now containing plants. It could also cover phenomena such as “plant flowering” or “chewing rates”. Euphorbiaceae Accepted scientific name: It is a moderately fast grower, and will quickly become large landscape masterpieces in just years. 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. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc.

Dry ever green forest.

Euphorbia antiquorum – Useful Tropical Plants

Male flower with only 1 stamen, filament short; female flower situated alone at the center of the cyathium, protruding beyond the involucre. Can include ecosystem services. 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.


Cyathium is an inflorescence consisting of a cuplike cluster of modified leaves enclosing a female flower and several male flowers. Message The ekphorbia has shared this species euphorvia India Biodiversity Portal with you.

The latex is a fish poison.

It is an easy species to grow that is suited for any well drained soil in full sun. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. It can tolerate moderate shade, and a antiqukrum 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.

India Biodiversity Portal

We are, of course, seeking photos of species not yet shown in the gallery but not only that, we are also looking for better pictures than those already present. Green turning deep red on maturity. Capsule 1 cm antiquoeum. Euphorbia antiquorumknown as antique spurge and “Euphorbia of the Ancients”is a species of succulent plant in the Euphorbiaceae family. Kai Yan, Joseph Euphorgia. Prone to mealy bugs and rarely scale.

Euphorbia antiquorum – Triangular Spurge

Cyathia axillary, in lax cymes; bracts 5, 5 mm, ovate; peduncles 1 cm long; involucre cupular, 5 antiiquorum long, glands 5, thick, semicircular; male flowers in 5 groups of each; stalk 3 mm, female flowers erect; ovary 3 x 4, styles 3. Occurrence Occurrence Occurrence Records.


But young plant are happy growing indoors, where they can easily reach the ceiling. This article antiquoru additional citations for verification. It can also be kept as an indoor ornamental plant. All the information and photos in cactus art files are now available also in the new the Encyclopaedia of Succulents. Easily propagated from seed or vegetatively, this Euphorbia is common in collections and easy to grow.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Best supported on Google Chrome, Firefox 3. It needs no maintenance. Flowers and fruitis all year. Like quite small pots, repott in very later winter, early spring.

Euphorbia antiquorum

Leaves are much more long in the young seedling. Can be pruned for shape and branching. This Euphorbia -related article is a stub. One of the largest armed tree Euphorbias with anttiquorum average height of m, it has been known to attain gigantic proportions if left undisturbed. It includes published material or suggestions from the author or others.

Euphorbia antiquorum Photo by: Describes biorhythms – those states or conditions characterised by regular repetition in time, whether on the scale of seconds, hours, days, or seasons.