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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Euphorbia monteiroi
 

All photos from Karibib, central Namibia.

  
Author:  Joseph Dalton Hooker 1865
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  Angola, Namibia, South Africa
Soil:  Grit - Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  7 centimetres
Height:  75 centimetres or more
Flower:  Green/Brown
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Euphorbia monteiroi subsp. brandbergensis, Brandberg. Euphorbia monteiroi subsp. monteiroi Northern Namibia

   This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by Joseph Dalton Hooker in 1865. It is found in Angola, Namibia and South Africa, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The thickened stem can grow to seven centimetres or more in diameter and 75 centimetres or more high. The flowers are green and brown.