Corkscrew, Corncob Euphorbia, Corncob-Cactus
This species is also known as corkscrew or corn cob after its overall appearance. It is a dioecious, subshrub species with an erect growth habit and many thick spines. Dioecious plants produce male and female flowers on individual plants. These flowers are non-showy and discrete, short-lived and usually yellow-green to red in colour. They are produced in clusters at the tips of the stems.