Euphorbia elegans Spreng., Syst. Veg. 3: 794 1826. (Syn: Chamaesyce elegans (Spreng.) Soják; Euphorbia dichotoma Roxb. [Illegitimate]; Euphorbia elegans var. laxa Boiss.; Euphorbia platylepis Decne.; Euphorbia strobilifera Dalzell; Euphorbia variegata B.Heyne ex Roth [Illegitimate]);
It is characterised by imbricating upper leaves, concealing the cyathia and the entire petaloid pink limbs of glands.
Euphorbia elegans Spreng. Systema Vegetabilium, editio decima sexta 3: 794. 1826.
Picture Taken at Badami (Karnataka) on 12th November 2010
Very common along the roadside
euphorbia for id, mm2 07 10 2012: Attachments (1). 4 posts by 2 authors.
euphorbia notoptera perhaps
last week (7.10.12) in mahabeleshwar
saw a single plant clinging to a stony ledge
tiny pink flowers
would very much appreciate a confirmation
As per F. B. I. v. 247., E. notoptera Boiss have linear-oblong leaves, like (herbarium KEW) –
This is probably Euphorbia elegans Spreng. The overlapping of upper leaves almost concealing the cyathia is characteristic of this species and not of E. notoptera. However, the entire plant is not visible to see whether the lower leaves are distantly placed or not.
Euphorbiaceae fortnight :: Euphorbia for id :: mm6 : Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author.
small euphorbia from mahabaleshwar
with tiny pink flowers
single plant clinging to a stony ledge
photographed in the last month of september
unfortunately all the photographs are from the same angle
I had posted it earlier
at that time it was suggested that may be Euphorbia elegans Spreng by …
I would very much appreciate an id
EUPHORBIACEAE FORTNIGHT :: Euphorbia for ID Purandar :: SMP 35 : Attachments (3). 4 posts by 3 authors.
This small Euphorbia herb was spotted on Fort Purandar in post rainy season. Size of the herb 6-10 inches.
This species is Euphorbia elegans Spreng., endemic to Central and Peninsular India. It is characterised by imbricating upper leaves, concealing the cyathia and the entire petaloid pink limbs of glands.
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.
FOR ID Euphorbia sp. :: Baba Budangiri :: 14 NOV 2016 :: DVDEC72 : 7 posts by 4 authors. 3 images.
Date: 14 NOV 2016 … Altitude: ~ 1,925 m (6,316 ft) asl
Euphorbia ¿ species ? … (family: Euphorbiaceae)
Hoping that the photos and details of place, altitude help in recognizing the species of Euphorbia.
looks like Euphorbia notoptera, but not sure.
Thank you very much …; to me too looks like Euphorbia notoptera.
The plant appears to be Euphorbia elegans Spreng., endemic to Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. The distinguishing feature of the species is that the cyathia are partially or completely concealed inside the closely imbricate uppermost leaves.
Thank you very very much … for the ID.