Photo by Eric Hunt.
Photo by Olaf Pronk,
Photo by Gregg DeChirico.
A group and one of them by
Type 2 flowers by Olaf Pronk,
W. Rauh & M. Bardot-Vaucoulon, 1999
Medium - Maximum
Light Bronze - Greenish White
This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was
given this name by Werner Rauh and Martine Bardot-Vaucoulon in 1999. It is found in
the Antsiranana Province; central Madagascar, growing in a well
drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun sun. The flowers
are - look at the photo...
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 Jean-Noël Labat, a French botanist.
Recently a "Type 2" has
been offered in trade. The leaves are wider, flat and almost red.
The flowers has significantly smaller petals. The photos below are
from this subspecies/variation or - what I guess - other species.
And yes, in 2016, Sébastien Houyelle, raised it to its own species: