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Found this nice plant at Laurette E.U.R.L.

Author:  W. Rauh & A. Razafindratsira, 1989
Origin:  Southern Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  6 Centimetres
Height:  1 Meters
Flower:  Yellow / Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by Werner Rauh and A. Razafindratsira in 1989. It is found near Tulear in southern Madagascar, growing in grit or other well drained soil with little water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to six centimetres in diameter, the branches will reach for one meter. The flowers are yellow and green.

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 after Prof. Kondo, a Japanese Euphorbia enthusiast.