This member of the Euphorbiaceae
family was given this name by Susan Carter in 1987. It is found in
Tanzania, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some to
lots of sun. The caudex can grow to three centimetres, the stem up
to 30 centimetres. The flowers are cream coloured.
|Author: ||Susan Carter, 1987
Euphorbia catenata, Peter Vincent Bruyns, 2006
The genera name
from the Greek monos;
'one' and -aden; 'gland', referring to the solitary gland.
The species name means 'to combine, to join or link together, linked
in a chain'.