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The spectacular flowers by Giuseppe Distefano, Llifle.com.

Author: Susan Holmes Carter, 1987
Family:  EUPHORBIACEAE
Origin:  Iringa Province, Tanzania
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  25 Centimetres
Height:  3 Meters
Flower:  Greenish / Yellow - Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Euphorbia spectabilis, Bruyns, 2006

This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by Susan Holmes Carter in 1987. It is only found in the Iringa Province in Tanzania, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. It will grow up to three meters height with a 25 centimetres stem. The flowers are greenish-white with a yellow centre.

The genera name from the Greek monos; 'one' and -aden; 'gland', referring to the solitary gland. The species name means 'spectacular' for the flowers.