M.W. Kimnach & J.J. Lavranos, 2001
Minimum - Medium
This member of the Euphorbiaceae
family was described by Myron William Kimnach and John Jacob Lavranos in 2001.
It is found on Madagascar, growing in grit or other well drained
soil with little to some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow
to twelve centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to 20 or even
30 centimetres high. The flowers are
The genera name; Euphorbia
dates back to the first century BC, where King Juba II of
Mauritania used it in a reference to his doctor, Euphorbos, and that
name was kept as a generic name by Carl von Linnaeus. The species
name for the occurrence in the Itremo mountains.