Botanical name: Euphorbia pycnostegia Family: Euphorbiaceae (Castor family)
Synonyms: Chamaesyce pycnostegia
Covered-Flower Spurge is a wild herb, almost 1m tall with red coloured stem and branches. Leaves are elliptic, almost stalkless, arranged in opposite pairs. Tiny flowers are borne in leaf axils. Covered-Flower Spurge is found in Peninsular India, and is now also seen in Rajasthan.
Identification credit: N.P. Balakrishnan, Adittya Dharap
The flower labeled Covered-Flower Spurge is ...