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Photo by PamInPacific

The flower by Grootscholten.

Author: Peter René Oscar Bally, 1959
Origin:  Kenya
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  5 Centimetres
Height:  35 Centimetres
Flower:  Pale Pink
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Euphorbia pseudotrinervis, Bruyns, 2006

This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by Peter René Oscar Bally in 1959. It is found in Kenya, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to five centimetres, the branches up to 35 centimetres.

The genera name from the Greek monos; 'one' and -aden; 'gland', referring to the solitary gland. The species name means 'three-nerved, three-veined', from the base of a leaf.

Photo by Brad Johnson.