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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Euphorbia balsamifera
 

Found this old plant at Mbuyu.

  
Author:  William Aiton 1789
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  Canary Islands, Northern Africa
Soil:  Grit or Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  15 centimetres
Height:  2 meters
Flower:  Green
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Tithymalus balsamifer, Adrian Hardy Haworth  1812. Tithymalus balsamiferus, Adrian Hardy Haworth

An erect form, from Copenhagen Botanical Garden.

   This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by William Aiton in 1789. It is found in Northern Africa and on the Canary Islands, growing in grit nor an other well drained soil with some water and lots of light. The stem can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, and up to 200 centimetres height. The flowers are pale green.  

This might not be called a caudiciform.