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Photo from Africa-seeds.com.


The flowers by Juergen MenzelSucculentguide.com.


A large plant by Odds & Endssg, Flickr.com.

Author: 

╔mile A.J. De Wildeman, 1908

Family:  EUPHORBIACEAE
Origin: 

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Gabon, Za´re

Soil: 

Mix

Water: 

Medium

Sun: 

Maximum

Thickness: 

15 Centimetres

Height: 

100 Centimetres

Flower: 

Greenish-Yellow

Propagate: 

Seeds/Cuttings

Names: 

-

Synonyms: 

-

This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by ╔mile Auguste Joseph De Wildeman in 1908. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Gabon and Za´re, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to 100 centimetres in height. The flowers are greenish-yellow.

The genera is named after Euphorbos, the Greek physician of King Juba II of Numidia. The species is named after Adolphe Sapin, 1869-1914, a French  botanist, collecting plants in central Africa.


A small plant from Euphorbia World, Facebook.com.