Indian Spurge Tree   
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Indian Spurge Tree
ative Photo: Tabish
Common name: Hedge Euphorbia, Indian Spurge Tree, Oleander Spurge, {Thor, Patton ki send} (Hindi), Neya-dungra (Marathi), Yelekalli (Kannada)
Botanical name: Euphorbia neriifolia    Family: Euphorbiaceae (castor family)

Indian Spurge Tree is a succulent plant with twisting columnar branches. It is often mistaken for a cactus. Leaves come out in the late summer/ fall. Flowers are small, yellow, like small buttons, alternating with the thorns, all along the stem, arranged spirally. This plant is native to India.
Photographed in Garden of Five Senses, Delhi.
Identification credit: Nandan Kalbag • Is this flower misidentified? If yes,