Euphorbia obesa Hook. f.  CITES App II

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Distribution:  Restricted to the Graaf-Reinett district.
Description:  The neat symmetrical stem has striations in grey, green and purple hues.  The plant is rotund and elongates with age.
Flower:  A cluster of sweet-scented terminal cyathia are formed.  There are five  involucres.
Propagation:  Seeds.
Cultivation:  The following cultivation
tips are for Kleinzee, NCape, ZA.   Under UV deck (UV protected clear greenhouse plastic), Regular watering in spring - autumn.  Very little water in winter.
Common names:  Vetmensie, baseball euphorbia.

Photographer: Etwin Aslander of Selecta Succulents - Plant/Seed Source

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