Euphorbia cylindrifolia Marn.-Lap. & Rauh, Kakteen And. Sukk. 12: 69 1961. ;
Images by (Aarti Khale – validation by N.P.Balakrishnan) & (Promila Chaturvedi – Id by Dan Rhoads & Linda Gleisser)



South-west Madagascar: Fort-Dauphin area. This species is common in some areas.

South-western dry forests and bush 





Euphorbia For ID : BBC Show,Mumbai : 160513 : AK-3 : Attachments (2). 3 posts by 2 authors.
This Euphorbia seen at the BBC Show in MNP, Mumbai on 30/3/13.

Seems Euphorbia cylindrica or Euphorbia cylindrifolia sub sp tuberifera.
Experts kindly confirm id.

I think you are correct … It is E. c. tubirifera.

Thanks for confirming the id …




Attachments (3). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Seen at the BBC Show at Maharashtra Nature Park, Mumbai.

Kindly validate.

Yes, This is Euphorbia cylindrifolia Marn.-Lap. & Rauh, from Madagascar.
It is rare and endangered, included in IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants.


ID of plant requested-PC-05-20-03-1-2-159 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2)
Please identify the cactus. Photographs were taken at Pusa Flower Show this year.

it became popular last year but the leaves should be bright to dark green 

wonder what happened 

This looks like it is Euphorbia cylindrifolia v. tuberifera, grown very hard, but looking good.

Either Euphorbia cylindrifolia or Euphorbia cylindrifolia tuberifera depending on whether or not it has a caudex. Of course if tuberifera is from a cutting there will probably not be a caudex.

Thanks … for identifying it. It had no Kaud.

Euphorbia cylindrifolia.

it takes many years to develop the caudex


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