Photo by Geoff, Agaveville.org.
The fruits and a few flowers by Geoff,
A wild plant from Redlist.sanbi.org, who
use the name Euphorbia decepta, N.E.Br..
Nicholas Edward Brown, 1915
Western South Africa
Euphorbia gamkensis, Marx.
Euphorbia suppressa, Marx.
This member of the Euphorbiaceae
was given this name by Nicholas Edward Brown in 1915. It is found in western
South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with
some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to four centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
to ten centimetres in height. The flowers are cream coloured.
The genera is named after
Euphorbos, the Greek physician of King Juba II of Numidia. The
species is named after the appearance near the town of Prince Albert.