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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Euphorbia bongensis
 

Photo by Thomas Müller

  
Author:  Carl Georg Theodor Kotschy & Peyrex Boissier 1866
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum-Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  5 centimetres
Height:  40 centimetres
Flower:  Green/Reddish
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Euphorbia djurensis Schweinfurth, Georg August. ex Ferdinand Albin Pax 1894
This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by Carl Georg Theodor Kotschy and Peyrex Boissier in 1866. It is found in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Zambia, growing in a well drained soil with little to some water and some to lots of su. The caudex can grow to five centimetres in diameter and 30 centimetres long, and will be buried in the wild, but can be exposed. The plant will grow up to 40 or even 60 centimetres.