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Author: P.R.O. Bally & Susan Carter, 1982
Origin:  Kenya, Tanzania
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  8 Centimetres
Height:  50 Centimetres
Flower:  Greenish Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by  Peter René Oscar Bally and Susan Carter in 1982. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to eight centimetres in diameter, the branches up to 50 centimetres long. 

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 'false buruana' another species of the Euphorbia.