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Devil's backbone

Euphorbia tithymaloides

Description:

Pink flowers that were "stuck" together on a disk like platform. Some were open at the end and some fuchsia like plumes came out. The plant itself looked succulent like. What is it? The individual flowers were about 1 cm long.

Habitat:

High on a karst mountain. Chaehom area. Thailand.

Notes:

These were growing near a temple high on a mountain. I am not sure whether they are wild or "cultured"

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Devil's backbone
Euphorbia tithymaloides Euphorbia tithymaloides


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2 Comments

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 4 years ago

Great! Thank you SukanyaDatta!!! I have been wondering about this plant.
Gorgeous and unexpected.

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 4 years ago

Can anyone re-look at this spotting please. When downloading on mobile I can not choose which is the front picture so it kind of disappeared.

Muckpuk
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Muckpuk

จังหวัดลำปาง, Thailand

Spotted on Apr 2, 2016
Submitted on Apr 3, 2016

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