Werner Rauh, 1992
Mix - Grit
Medium - Maximum
Greenish Yellow - Yellow
var. aureoviridiflora, Rauh.
This member of the
was given this name by Werner Rauh in 1992. It is found in northern
Madagascar, growing on steep rock walls in a well drained rocky soil with
quite some water and some to lots of sun. The thick stems can grow to
four centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to 50 centimetres in height. The flowers are greenish yellow to yellow.
The genera name; Euphorbia
dates back to the first century BC, where King Juba II of
Mauritania used it in a reference to his doctor, Euphorbos, and that
name was kept as a generic name by Carl von Linnaeus. The species name
means 'golden-green flowers'.