Euphorbia ingens Boiss.

Plant a succulent tree to 10 m high with a candelabra crown. All stems similar, 3-5- angled, up to 10 cm wide, pale green becoming grey with age. Stipular spines absent or in much reduced pairs. Leaves rudimentary, soon shed. Cyathophylls not showy, much reduced.

S Africa.

Source: Forster, P. (2002). Euphorbiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Malpighiales
family       Euphorbiaceae
genus        Euphorbia L.