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Crown of Thorns

Taken on 31 Jan 2010 in my sister's garden in Kerala.

Euphorbia milii, Crown of Thorns

The common names allude to the legend that the Euphorbia Milii worn by Christ at the time of his crucifixion was made from stems of this plant. Interestingly, the stems of this plant are pliable and can be intertwined into a circle. There exists substantial evidence that the species, native to Madagascar, had been brought to the Middle East before the time of Christ. Read more

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Journomuse said...

wow thats a beautiful frame..:)Very desktop 'background'able..

Bhavesh Chhatbar said...

It shows the beautiful side of the thorns :)

Sarabjot Singh Pabla said...

You not only click these pictures with your camera you develop them with your intellect.

Rekha said...

Lovely colors, simply beautiful..