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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Euphorbia ruficeps
 

Photo by Indra Susandi.  Early in the seasson.

  
Author:  Susan Carter 1980
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi
Soil:  Mix - Sand
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  4-6 Centimetres
Height:  45 Centimetres
Flower:  Greenish Yellow/Red
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by Susan CArter in 1980. It is found in Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia, growing in a well drained sandy soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to four or even six centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 45 centimetres in height. The flowers are greenish yellow with a red centre.