Flower ID Request (13-7-2011)

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Amar

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Jul 13, 2011, 12:58:39 PM7/13/11
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Hi,

I have attached three different crops of a photo of a flower I clicked in Gangtok, Sikkim. The plant was growing fairly close to the ground. Please let me know if anyone knows which flower it could be.

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Amar
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Vijayasankar

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Jul 13, 2011, 1:06:24 PM7/13/11
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This is Euphorbia milii, commonly known as Christ Plant or Crown-of-thorn.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euphorbia_milii
 
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Vijayasankar Raman
National Center for Natural Products Research
University of Mississippi

ajinkya gadave

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Jul 13, 2011, 1:07:47 PM7/13/11
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euphorbia milli 
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Amar

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Jul 14, 2011, 12:32:09 PM7/14/11
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Dear Ajinkya and Vijayasankar,

Thanks for the ID!

Regards,

Amar

Nidhan Singh

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Jul 16, 2011, 11:30:25 AM7/16/11
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Dr. Nidhan Singh
Department of Botany
I.B. (PG) College
Panipat-132103 Haryana
Ph.: 09416371227

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