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Photo by Indra Susandi.


Photo by Indra Susandi.

Author: Susan Carter, 1987
Family:  EUPHORBIACEAE
Origin:  Tanzania
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  3 centimetres
Height:  30 centimetres
Flower:  Crème Colour
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Euphorbia catenata, Peter Vincent Bruyns, 2006
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.

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'.


Photo by Indra Susandi.