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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Euphorbia globosa
 
  
Author:  John Sims 1826
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  Eastern Cape, South Africa
Soil:  Grit-Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  3 centimetres
Height:  10 centimetres
Flower:  Greenish Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Dactylanthes globosa Haw. 1823

Photo by: Ferdinand Poilodan.

   This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was given this name by John Sims in 1826. It is found on Eastern Cape of South Africa, growing in a well drained soil or grit with some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to three centimetres in diameter, and  reach for ten centimetres. The flowers are greenish yellow, and the plant can be reproduced by seeds and by cuttings.

"globosa" means bulby.

SubFamily: Euphorbioideae , Tribe: Euphorbieae , SubTribe: Euphorbiinae