|Author: ||Jacques Désiré Leandri, 1946
||Medium - Maximum
||Brownish Pink - Yellow
Euphorbia beharensis var. adpressifolia, Rauh.
Euphorbia beharensis var. truncata, Rauh.
Euphorbia guillemetii Ursch & Leandri, 1954 =
Euphorbia beharensis var. guillemetii, Werner
This member of the
Euphorbiaceae family was
given this name by Jacques Désiré Leandri in 1946. It is found in
the southern Madagascar, growing in a well
drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex
can grow to six centimetres while the spiny branches can reach 40
centimetres. The flowers are brownish pink 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 after the location Behara in southern Madagascar.