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A better looking plant by Alain Christophe,

Author: Peter René Oscar Bally, 1959
Origin:  Southern Kenya, Northern Tanzania
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  13 Centimetres
Height:  15 Centimetres
Flower:  Brownish Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Euphorbia neomontana, Bruyns, 2006.
Monadenium montanum var. rubellum, Bally 1959 = Monadenium rubellum, Susan Carter 1987.

This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by Peter René Oscar Bally in 1959. It is found in northern Tanzania and southern Kenya, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to thirteen centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to 15 centimetres height. The flowers are brownish pink.

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