Euphorbia cooperi N.E.Br. ex A.Berger, Sukkul. Euphorb. 83 1907 publ. 1906.;
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Common names: Lesser Candelabra Tree, Transvaal Candelabra Tree
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Succulent spiny tree up to 6 m tall, 5-6 winged stem constricted into segments, the terminal segment appearing like a tower; spines in pairs up to 6 mm long, grey with blackish tips; leaves scale-like early deciduous; cymes in groups of 3, sessile, glands 5, yellow; fruit yellow with red angles.
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An african species, often cultivated.
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Euphorbia cooperi ATJAN2018/07 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)

Euphorbia cooperi
Dr. J.S. Sarkaria Cactus Garden, Punchkula, Haryana
February 2017



Euphorbia cooperi from Panchkula: Euphorbia cooperi N. E. Br. ex A. Berger, Sukkul. Euphorb. 83. 1906 (“1907”)

An african species, often cultivated.
Succulent spiny tree up to 6 m tall, 5-6 winged stem constricted into segments, the terminal segment appearing like a  tower; spines in pairs up to 6 mm long, grey with blackish tips; leaves scale-like early deciduous; cymes in groups of 3, sessile, glands 5, yellow; fruit yellow with red angles. 
Photographed from Cactus Garden, Panchkula, Chandigarh on April 9, 2011

Common names: Lesser Candelabra Tree, Transvaal Candelabra Tree


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Plants from Cactus Garden: Euphorbia sp. 5 for identification : Attachments (2). 3 posts by 2 authors.

Please help me to identify this Euphorbia from the same location…


Euphorbia cooperi


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Euphorbiaceae Fortnight: Euphorbia cooperi from Panchkula-GS-21 : Attachments (3). 2 posts by 2 authors.

Euphorbia cooperi N. E. Br. ex A. Berger, Sukkul. Euphorb. 83. 1906 (“1907”)

An african species, often cultivated.
Succulent spiny tree up to 6 m tall, 5-6 winged stem constricted into segments, the terminal segment appearing like a tower; spines in pairs up to 6 mm long, grey with blackish tips; leaves scale-like early deciduous; cymes in groups of 3, sessile, glands 5, yellow; fruit yellow with red angles.
Photographed from Cactus Garden, Panchkula, Chandigarh on April 9, 2011

Common names: Lesser Candelabra Tree, Transvaal Candelabra Tree


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This one was shot from the Cactus Garden, Panchkula.. please finalize the id..


I am not sure. This is an introduced plant, unlike any Indian species. It could possibly be Euphorbia cooperi N.E.Brown ex Q.Berger from Africa.


This has already been listed in confirmed list.



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