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Family: Euphorbiaceae 

 Monadenium ritchiei
Author:  Peter René Oscar Bally 1959
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  Kenya
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3 centimetres
Height:  60 centimetres
Flower:  Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Synonyms:  Might no be called Euphorbia ritchiei, Bruynes 2006
This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by Peter René Oscar Bally in 1959. It is found in Kenya, growing in a well drained soil with some water in summer and none in winter. The succulent branches can grow to 60 centimetres long and 3 centimetres in diameter. The pink flowers shows late in the summer. It can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.