West-Himalayan Spurge
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West-Himalayan Spurge
P Native Herb Unknown Photo: Anurag Sharma
Common name: West-Himalayan Spurge
Botanical name: Euphorbia jacquemontii    Family: Euphorbiaceae (Castor family)
Synonyms: Euphorbia jacquemontii var. lasiocarpa, Tithymalus jacquemontii

West-Himalayan Spurge is very like Euphorbia wallichii but with a less stout woody stock, shorter, often reddish-tinged, stem-leaves (about 4-6 cm long), a more compact flowers cluster and smaller (about 3-4 mm diem.) hairy fruits. West-Himalayan Spurge is found in Western Himalayas.

Identification credit: Nambiyath Balakrishnan Photographed in Churdhar Sanctuary, Himachal Pradesh.

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