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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Euphorbia decaryi
 

Photo by Zelene Listy.

  
Author:  André Guillaumin 1934
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  South Eastern Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  7 centimetres
Height:  15 (90) centimetres
Flower:  Crème - Pale Yellow - Red
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings/Stolons
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

Giant plant, one meter across. Photo by PalmBob.

   This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by André Guillaumin in 1934. It is found in the south eastern Madagascar, growing in a well drained soul with some water and lots of sun. The swollen roots can grow to seven centimetres in diameter, and the vertical growing stems up to 30 centimetres long. The flowers are from white over pale yellow to red.