Euphorbia susan-holmesiae Binojk. & Gopalan, Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 65: 277 1993. ;
S. India, Sri Lanka as per WCSP;
Euphorbiaceae Fortnight :: for ID :: MK001 : Attachments (6). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Please help me in identifying this shrub found in drier parts of Nilgiris. The height of plant was about 4 metre tall. Is this Euphorbia antiquorum?
Date: February 2010
Location: Nilgiris eastern slope, TN
Alt.: 250 m asl
Habitat: Dry scrub
I still think that this is Euphorbia susan-holmesiae Binojk. & Gopalan.
Thanks for the lead …, this is getting interest.
Euphorbia susan-holmesiae Binojk. & Gopalan (Euphorbiaceae) : 4 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3)
Photographer: Dr. V. Sampath Kumar
Location: Nilgiri Mountains, Tamil Nadu, India.
Habit: Shrubs or trees, up to 3 m high.
Habitat: Scarce in scrub jungles and semievergreen forests, often on shallow soil over rocks, associated with E. antiquorum and E. tortilis between 250 – 1100 m altitudes (Flora of India, Volume 23, p. 326. 2012).
Distribution: India (Tamil Nadu) and Sri Lanka.
The Catalogue of Life has this as Euphorbia susannae as does The Plant List.
the plant list (which i have not given up on, yet) lists it this:
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Euphorbia susan-holmesiae Binojk. & Gopalan is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Euphorbia (family Euphorbiaceae). The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record
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url for this info: http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl/record/kew-82405