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Monadenium stoloniferum

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Photo by Mireille Riesenbeck.

Photo by Nora Goosen,

Author: Susan Carter, 1987
Origin:  Kenya
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  3 Centimetres
Height:  10 (30) Centimetres
Flower:  Greenish
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Monadenium stoloniferum, S.Carter.
Monadenium rhizophorum
var. stoloniferum Peter René Oscar Bally, 1961.
Might be:
Euphorbia neostolonifera, Bruyns, 2006

This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by Susan Carter in 1987. It is found in Kenya, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to three centimetres in diameter, the branches to 30 centimetres. The flowers are greenish.

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