|Author: ||Susan Carter, 1987
montanum var. rubellum
Bally, 1959 .
be: Euphorbia neorubella,
This member of the Euphorbiaceae
was given this name by Susan Carter in 1987. It is found in the
Kenya, growing in a well drained soil with some
water and not too much sun. The caudex will get up to six
centimetres in diameter, the stems will reach for 30 centimetres
height. The flowers are pale or dark pink, and the plant can be
reproduced by cuttings as well.
The genera name
from the Greek monos;
'one' and -aden; 'gland', referring to the solitary gland.
The species name means 'a little bit red; pale red' for the flowers.