(दुद्धी कुल का खरपतवार) Euphorbia geniculata
Common Name : Wild poinsettia Family : Euphorbiaceae Habit: Erect, annual herb, up to 1.2 m tall. Stem: Fistular, ribbed, branched in the upper part, glabrous or thinly hairy towards the apex, greenish or purplish in appearance. Leaves: Alternate below, opposite above, broadly ovate, elliptic, obovate, or panduriform, rarely linear, blades 4-12 cm long, 0.3-7 cm wide, glabrous or pilose, margins entire to coarsely serrate, apex acute, short-acuminate, or shortcuspidate, base rounded to cuneate. Flowers: Cyathia in dense terminal cymes; involucre 2- 2.5 mm high, glabrous. Fruits: Capsules subglobose, 3-4 mm long, glabrous. Seeds: Seeds dark brownish gray to black, sometimes mottled, truncate-ovoid, angled, 2-2.5 mm long, coarsely tuberculate, ecarunculate.