Euphorbia  milii Des Moul.

Sub-Family: Not available
English Name: Crown of Thorns
Synonym: Euphorbia splendens Boj.exHook.
Common Name: Not available
Flowering & Fruiting Period: Throughout the year
Distribution: Native to Madagascar
Habitat: Grown as ornamental plant
Uses: Ornamental, hedge plant, indoor plant.
Key Characteristics: Armed, sprawling shrubs. Leaves alternate, obovate-oblong. Cyathia globose, reddish; involucre with 5 rounded glands along the margin, alternating with 5 reddish laciniate scales. Staminate: Many, each consisting of a pair of anthers terminal on a short filament. Pistillate: Ovary 3-lobed, 3-celled, with 1 ovule on axile placentae; styles 3, basally connate; stigma 2-fid.