Thursday, February 28, 2013

Krishna kaladi ( Pedilanthus titymaloides)




Pedilanthus titymaloides
Malayalam name
Krishna kaladi

English name:
Devils backbone

Botanic name:
Pedilanthus titymaloides

Family:
Euphorbiaceae
Pedilanthus titymaloides

 
This plant is drought tolerant and grows in very dry soil.
It is primarily used as a garden border plant.
The roots, stems, and leaves of the plant are poisonous
These parts of the plant contain certain Carcinogenic chemicals.


Pedilanthus titymaloides
Pedilanthus titymaloides

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