Candelabra Tree

Euphorbia ingens

Height: Up to 10m
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Flowers: Yellow

The Candelabra Tree is a spiny succulent with all the branches growing from a single trunk making it look like a candelabra. It is native to the African Savannah.

It has yellow flowers and is poisonous. The latex from the tree is quite dangerous causing burns on the skin and blindness.

This photo was taken in the Serengeti, Tanzania.









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