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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Euphorbia namibensis
 

Photo by Indra Susandi

  
Author:  Hermann Wilhelm Rudolf Marloth 1909
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  South Western Namibia
Soil:  Mix, Sand
Water:  Little
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  15 Centimetres
Height:  20 Centimetres
Flower:  Yellowish
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Euphorbia argillicola, Moritz Kurt Dinter 1914

Photo by Gerhard Marx.

   This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by Hermann Wilhelm Rudolf Marloth in 1909. It is found in south western Namibia, growing in a well drained soil with very little water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to twenty centimetres in height. The flowers are yellowish.