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Family: EUPHORBIACEAE 

 Euphorbia micracantha
 

Photo by Brad Johnson.

  
Author:  Pierre Edmond Boissier 1860
Family:  Euphorbiaceae
Habitat:  South-East South Africa
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum-Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  6 centimetres
Height:  20 (60) centimetres
Flower:  Green/Brownish Red
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Euphorbiaceae family was described by Pierre Edmond Boissier in 1860. It is found from south-eastern South Africa, growing in grit or other well drained soil with little to some water and lots of sun. The caudex can grow to six centimetres in diameter, the crawling branches will reach for 60 centimetres. The flowers are green and brownish red. 

"micracantha" from the Greek: "with very small spines".