Euphorbia royleana

Euphorbia royleana Boiss., Prodr. 15(2): 83 1862. (Syn: Euphorbia pentagona Royle [Illegitimate]);
 
Common names: Danda thor (Punjab, Jammu), Thor, shakarpitan, suli (Hindi) 
 
Succulent spiny shrub or small tree, up to 6 m tall; branches 5-7 angled, 5-7 cm thick, angles more or less undulately winged with paired 3-5 mm long stipular spines on distinct shield, with broad flat faces between; leaves alternate, sessile or sub-sessile, oblanceolate-spatulate, 5-15 cm long; cyathia sessile, in threes, yellowish; glands transversely oblong, ochreous; fruit triradiate, smooth, glabrous.    
 

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Euphorbia royleana from Cactus Garden Panchkula: Euphorbia royleana Boiss. in DC., Prodr. 15(2): 83. 1862.
syn: Euphorbia pentagona Royle
Common names: Danda thor (Punjab, Jammu), Thor, shakarpitan, suli (Hindi)
Succulent spiny shrub or small tree, up to 6 m tall; branches 5-7 angled, 5-7 cm thick, angles more or less undulately winged with paired 3-5 mm long stipular spines on distinct shield, with broad flat faces between; leaves alternate, sessile or sub-sessile, oblanceolate-spatulate, 5-15 cm long; cyathia sessile, in threes, yellowish; glands transversely oblong, ochreous; fruit triradiate, smooth, glabrous.
Common in subtropical tracts of Morni, Jammu, Udhampur and Jammu, Pakistan and Nepal.
Photographed from Cactus Garden, Panchkula in April, 2011

The last two photographs from Near Nandini between Udhampur and Jammu in J & K state, taken on August 22, 2011
 
Euphorbia royleana Boiss. in DC., Prodr. 15(2): 83. 1862.
syn: Euphorbia pentagona Royle
Common names: Danda thor (Punjab, Jammu), Thor, shakarpitan, suli (Hindi) 
Succulent spiny shrub or small tree, up to 6 m tall; branches 5-7 angled, 5-7 cm thick, angles more or less undulately winged with paired 3-5 mm long stipular spines on distinct shield, with broad flat faces between; leaves alternate, sessile or sub-sessile, oblanceolate-spatulate, 5-15 cm long; cyathia sessile, in threes, yellowish; glands transversely oblong, ochreous; fruit triradiate, smooth, glabrous. 
Common in subtropical tracts of Morni, Jammu, Udhampur and Jammu, Pakistan and Nepal.
Photographed from Cactus Garden, Panchkula in April, 2011, from Chakrata, J & K and Delhi. 
In nature plants have stem little constricted after a distance, but in cultivated forms it is not visible.
Yes, this is Euphorbia royleana Boiss, common in subhimalyan ranges up to an altitude of 2000 m.
 
 
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This Euphorbia was shot from Cactus and Succulent Garden, Panchkula... I am not sure if this is similar to my previous upload, Euphorbia sp. 3, the visible difference to me is the arrangement of cyathia, specially in that they are more in number in this upload.. please help to id...
Euphorbia royleana I hope.
 
 
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Plants from Cactus Garden: For id please- Euphorbia sp. 3 Attachments (2).  4 posts by 3 authors.
This one was again shot from the same place, hope to get id help..
I hope E. royleana
 
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Euphorbia For ID : Uttarakhand : 280413 : AK-2 Attachments (3). 5 posts by 3 authors.
Euphorbia seen growing wild in the Jim Corbett area.
Pictures taken on 22 & 23 March,13.
Id please.
Euphorbia royleana
Danda thor, very common in subtropical Western Himalayas.
It is Euphorbia royleana.
 
3 posts by 2 authors.
From Jim Corbett area, Uttarakhand.
It seems to be Euphorbia royleana Boiss. However leaves are necessary to finally confirm it.
The leaves of this species are sessile, obovate or oblanceolate to spathulate, 4 - 10 cm long, 2 - 4 cm wide, glabrous, deciduous, usually not seen when in flower.
 
 
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Euphorbia royleana Boiss. is a common wild shrub in mid hills of Uttarakhand.
It can be noticed from distance for its cactus like appearance on dry or rocky hill slopes.
Yes, it is Euphorbia royleana Boiss.

 
 
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Expert help required to id this Euphorbia, again shot from Cactus Garden, Panchkula...
I now come to know this is Euphorbia royleana
 
Had posted a similar Euphorbia from the same area earlier.
Kindly confirm id.
Seen during May,2014 growing wild.
Yes, this is Euphorbia royleana Boiss. The flat space in the valley between the wings is its distinctive feature. 
  
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Euphorbia royleana from Karnapraya, Uttarakhand_DSR : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
This Euphorbia royleana was photographed in Karnaprayag, Uttarakhand (ca. 900m) in a pine forest. It is quite common there.
Thank you ... for showing us these images.


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Euphorbia royleana Boiss. : 8 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (6)
Location: Chautara, Nepal  
Date: 18 December 2017
Altitude: 4700 ft.

Recorded for Nepal? 

Yes, ...
Yes, I confirm that  this plant is Euphorbia royleana Boiss., a Himalayan species extending from Himachal Pradesh to Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Tripura.
 
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Cactus seen at Lalbagh near the Cactus House.
Or is it Euphorbia Species?

Thanks, ..., for the id.
I also think close to images at Euphorbia royleana



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