Botanical name: Euphorbia concanensis Family: Euphorbiaceae (Castor family)
Synonyms: Chamaesyce concanensis
Konkan Spurge is a small annual herb with slender stem, 15-30 cm tall, with milky juice. Oppositely arranged leaves are oblong, pointed, oblique at base, with toothed margin, 0.5-1 cm long. Red flowers are borne in singly in leaf axils, on slender stalks. Capsule is 2-3 mm long, ovoid. Konkan Spurge is found in Western Ghats. Flowering: July-September.
Identification credit: Prashant Awale, Shrikant Ingalhalikar
The flower labeled Konkan Spurge is ...