This member of the Euphorbiaceae
family was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. It is found in the
western part of South Africa's Cape Province. It grow in sandy soils
and do fine in any well drained mix. The stem can grow to 15
centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to one meter in
diameter. The flowers are crème coloured or reddish.
It might be a winter
grower, but can be grown in summer.