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  Euphorbia neriifolia 'Cristata'
  Family Name : Euphorbiaceae

  Common Names : Crested Oleander Cactus, Crested Indian Spurge Tree

  Chinese Name : 麒麟掌, 玉麒麟

 
Crested Oleander Cactus,Crested Indian Spurge Tree
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
      Plant Growth Form :
      Succulent Plant
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
  • Biogeography
    • Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical, Sub-Tropical / Monsoonal
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: It is a tall succulent plant which can grow to 2-3 m tall.
      Stems: Its stems are crested, while the normal form of Euphorbia neriifolia are smooth.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Trunk, Ornamental Form
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Dry Soils / Drought
      Landscape Uses :
      Parks & Gardens, Focal Plant, Container Planting
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Rockery / Desert Garden
      Usage Hazards / Cons :
      Spines/Thorns - Trunk, Irritant - Sap
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun, Semi-Shade
      Water Preference :
      Little Water
  • Foliar
    • Foliage Retention :
      Drought / Semi-Deciduous
      Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green
      Foliar Modification :
      Spine (axillary)

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