Euphorbia concanensis Janarth. & S.R.Yadav, Rheedea 5: 148 1995. (Syn: Chamaesyce concanensis (Janarth. & S.R.Yadav) V.S.Raju);
yoo-FOR-bee-uh — named for Euphorbus, Greek physician to Juba II, King of Mauretania
¿ kohn-CAN-en-sis ? — of or from Konkan (coast of Maharashtra, India)
commonly known as: Konkan spurgeMarathi: कोकण दुधी kokan dudhi
Endemic to: Western Ghats (of Maharashtra, India)

Euphorbiaceae fortnight :: Euphorbia concanensis in Vengurla :: DV22 : 3 images. 8 posts by 5 authors.
Euphorbia concanensis Janarth. & S.R.Yadav
in Vengurla on 13 JUL 13

I collected it from Goa also. Vengaluru is a nearby place.

The fruit character is unique in this species which is visible in your photo.


Seen this small herb in the grass land near Kudal.
Bot. name: Euphorbia concanensis
Family: Euphorbiaceae

Very beautiful plant

Yes, this is Euphorbia concanensis M.K.Janarth. & S.R.Yadav, so far known to be endemic to Maharastra.
Was this seen in Maharashtra ?

Yes …, this was seen in Maharashtra.

Euphorbiaceae Fortnight: Euphorbia from Pune for ID : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Please ID this small herb from Pune.

I cannot fit this into any Indian species other than Euphorbia elegans Spreng.

I think this will be Euphorbia concanensis Janarth. & S.R.Yadav as per images and details herein.

Yes … !

I think this is Euphorbia concanensis M.K. Janarth. & S.R. Yadav, endemic to Sindhudurg Dist. of Maharashtra. Fruits are important for confirmation.


Date/Time: 18-01-2011 / 01:15PM
Location: Near Karikale Village (North Karnataka)
Habitat: Wild
Plant Habit: Herb
Could this be Euphorbia concanensis?

One of the varieties of  E.mili?

Yes, appears to be Euphorbia concanensis Janarth. & S.R.Yadav as per images and details herein.

This appears to be Euphorbia concanensis M.K.Janarth. & S.R. Yadav

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