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.
Euphorbioideae , Tribe: Euphorbieae , SubTribe: Euphorbiinae