A wild plant by Laaiqah Jabar,
A plant in culture by Kitoi, Flickr.com.
Wild flowering plant by V.H. Vlok,
Habitat by Laaiqah Jabar, Ispotnature.org.
Another wild plant by Laaiqah Jabar,
A. White, R. Dyer & Sloane,
Little Karoo, Southern South
Klein Karoo Vingerpol
This member of the Euphorbiaceae
was given this name by Alain Campbell White, Robert Allen Dyer and Boyd Lincoln
Sloane in 1941. It is found in the hills of Little Karoo in southern
South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
from three to twelve centimetres in height. The flowers are yellow.
The genera is named after
Euphorbos, the Greek physician of King Juba II of Numidia. The
species is named from Latin; collin; 'hill-grower'.
The fruits by Joey Santore,
The flowers by Laaiqah Jabar,