E.Blatter & Yale M. C. McCann, 1930
Euphorbia khandallensis, Blatt. & Hallb. 1921. =
Euphorbia fusiformis var. khandallensis,
Binojk. & N.P.Balakr.
This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was
given this name by Ethelbert Blatter and Yale Mervin Charles McCann in
1930. It is found in southern India, growing in a well
drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex
can grow to seven centimetres in diameter and 25 centimetres long.
The leaves on the short branches reach fifteen centimetres while the
inflorescence only grow to six centimetres, appearing in the long,
The genera name; Euphorbia
dates back to the first century BC, where King Juba II of
Mauritania used it in a reference to his doctor, Euphorbos, and that
name was kept as a generic name by Carl von Linnaeus. The species
the area it occurs in; Panchgani.