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I just bought this plant but I am now realizing that I have no idea what it is, so looking up care tips is much more difficult than anticipated. Would you be able to help me identify it?

  • No, this is not a cactus. Cactus don't have veined leaves. Interesting looking plant, though. – Tim Nevins Oct 15 '18 at 13:51
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    Ah, a Euphorbia! Keep in mind that the sap is an irritant/toxin. – Tim Nevins Oct 15 '18 at 17:06
  • @TimNevins I discovered it was an irritant yesterday the unfortunate way, I appreciate the warning – qfwfq Oct 15 '18 at 19:22
  • Be careful with that stuff. Especially around your eyes! At least the plant looks nice though! – Tim Nevins Oct 15 '18 at 21:11
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This is a succulent from the Euphorbia genus (which are not cacti, like Tim Nevins already mentioned).

I think this could be Euphorbia milii f. lutea or Yellow Crown of Thorns.

It wants lots of sun and not too much water. Originates from Madagascar.

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Maybe some type of Pereskia, although better pictures of the spines & flower would help. Species Pereskia grandifolia commonly called "Rose Cactus". I know nothing about the care of these plants, but a google search turned up This.

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Looks like a plant I know by the name "corona de Cristo" or "Christ's crown". I agree with user @b.nota, they seem to have correctly identified it. I cross-searched it with the spanish name and the scientific name and the same results popped up.

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