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A larger plant by Egon Krogsgaard

Author:  Peter René Oscar Bally 1959
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:   Kenya
Soil:   Mix
Water:   Medium
Sun:   Medium
Thickness:  3 centimetres
Height:  60 centimetres
Flower:   Pink
Propagate:   Seeds/Cuttings
Names:   -
Synonyms:  Might be: Euphorbia ritchiei, Bruynes 2006

This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by Peter René Oscar Bally in 1959. It is found in Kenya, growing in a well drained soil with some water in summer and none in winter. The succulent branches can grow to 60 centimetres long and 3 centimetres in diameter. The pink flowers shows late in the summer. It can be reproduced both by seeds and cuttings.