Euphorbiaceae Fortnight : 07112013 ARK-39 : For ID : Mumbai : February 2013 : Attachments (1). 6 posts by 4 authors.
Attached is a picture of a plant captured in the Flower Show, Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai in February 2013.
Requested to please provide ID.
This is an introduced Euphorbia, a photograph of which I got earlier in one of the e-mails probably from … I could not identify it. It does not match with native or naturalised species known from India.
Perhaps you can send a photograph and get it identified at Kew.
To me it looks close to Euphorbia leucocephala, the Snow Bush.
The above picture is the real Euphorbia leucocephala. Note the leaves surrounding the cyathia are white and large and the limbs of glands on the rim of cyathia are also white and small.
In your plant the leaves surrounding the cyathia are not white, only the limbs of glands are white. Hence, this is a different plant. I do not know what species your plant is.