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A larger plant from

The flowers by Frank Vincentz,

Author: A. White, R. Dyer & B. Sloane, 1941
Origin:  Western Cape, Cape Province; South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum - Maximum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  12 Centimetres
Height:  1 Meter
Flower:  Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by Alain Campbell White, Robert Allen Dyer and Boyd Lincoln Sloane in 1941. It is found on the Western and Southern Cape in South Africa, growing in grit or other well drained soil with little to some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to twelve centimetres in diameter, the whole plant to one meter height. The flowers are 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 means ' having many leaves'.

A large wild plant by S Molteno,