A plant in culture with the caudex partly
exposed by Frank Vincentz. Grown too dark, it seems.
The flowers by Debra Lee Baldwin,
A flowering plant by Debra Lee Baldwin,
Nicholas Edward Brown, 1915
Southern South Africa
This member of the Euphorbiaceae
was given this name by Nicholas Edward Brown in 1915. It is found in southern
South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to seven centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to fifteen 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 after John Muir,1874 - 1947, a Scottish physician
and naturalist who emigrated to South Africa and found this plant.