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Monadenium pseudoracemosum

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The flowers by Frank Vincentz, Wikimedia.org.

Author: Peter René Oscar Bally, 1959
Family:  EUPHORBIACEAE
Origin:  Tanganyika, Tanzania, Zambia
Soil:  Grit - Mix
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  8 Centimetres
Flower:  White - Greenish / Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Euphorbia pseudoracemosa, Bruyns, 2006.
Euphorbia pseudoracemosa var. lorifolia, Bruyns.

This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by Peter René Oscar Bally in 1959. It is found in the Tanganyika area, growing in grit or a well drained soul with little water and some sun. The caudex can reach three centimetres in diameter, the entire plant eight centimetres high. The flowers are white to greenish with yellow pollen centre.

The genera name from the Greek monos; 'one' and -aden; 'gland', referring to the solitary gland. The species name from Latin: pseudo; 'like' and racemosa; 'in racemes' or 'clustered'.