cactus euphorbia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cactus euphorbia small tree of dry open parts of southern Africa having erect angled branches suggesting candelabra
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Usage

In literature:

The passage was overhung with rugged cliffs, in which ere and there a stray euphorbia or a cactus had found root.
"A Veldt Official" by Bertram Mitford
They came out into barren, rolling country, where clumps of cactus and euphorbia grew in fantastic shapes.
"The Coast of Adventure" by Harold Bindloss
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