This member of the
Euphorbiaceae family was
given this name by Pierre Edmond Boissier in 1862. It is found in
South Africa, growing in a well
drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow
to three centimetres, the plant up to fifteen or even 30
centimetres. The flowers are mauve with white and magenta markings.
This plant CAN grow as a