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I am not a professional nor an expert in Euphorbiaceae or Euphorbia taxonomy. Any help with ID and spelling are always welcome. To up-date my list I've been using many books, journals, catalogs and other web-sites. It's been helpful, but I have more work to do. I only ship to the main 48 States. We do offer 72+ hour heat packs for $3.00 each. Please read the front page for ordering information.

Euphorbia - Jatropha - Monadenium  

   Euphorbia abdelkuri #1 - Late list summer I was able to make some nice size cuttings from my old mother plant, all four rooted and made some nice sale plant. This is my last one for this year. Will be making more cutting soon. Euphorbia abdelkuri are clumping columnar stems, up to 3 feet tall, clumps can exceed 5 feet in spread. The Euphorbia abdelkuri has generally 6 ribs. Sometimes plant will divide at the growing tip to make new stems.  Full sun to light shade. Avoid any frost. From Add-al-Kuri island, next to Socotra Island (South Yemen). front, top & back photos. Growing in a 3 1/2 pot @ $150.00 SOLD

    Euphorbia aeruginose major #1 & #2 -  Euphorbia aeruginosa major is a larger form of a very decorative spiny, succulent, forming dwarf, shrubs and a subterranean caudex. Branches bluish-grey or brownish-green with many brownish spines. Branching occurs at or below ground level and above too. Its name, which means 'verdigris', refers to the coppery-green branches which have contrasting reddish-brown spines. Republic of South Africa. front & back photos. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots @ $18.00 each #1 SOLD

  Euphorbia aeruginose minor #1, #2, #3, #4, #5 - Euphorbia aeruginosa minor is a smaller form of a very decorative spiny, succulent, forming dwarf, shrubs and a subterranean caudex. Branches bluish-grey or brownish-green with many brownish spines. Branching occurs at or below ground level and above too. Its name, which means 'verdigris', refers to the coppery-green branches which have contrasting reddish-brown spines. Republic of South Africa. Growing in 3 inch pots @ $10.00 each

    Euphorbia aeruginose minor #1 lg - Euphorbia aeruginosa minor is a smaller form of a very decorative spiny, succulent, forming dwarf, shrubs and a subterranean caudex. Branches bluish-grey or brownish-green with many brownish spines. Branching occurs at or below ground level and above too. Its name, which means 'verdigris', refers to the coppery-green branches which have contrasting reddish-brown spines. Republic of South Africa. front photo. Growing in 3 1/2 pot @ $15.00

   Euphorbia ambovmbensis #1 -  Euphorbia ambovombensis is an amazing dwarf geophyte succulents with a round or oval fat base (caudex) topped with several erect branches and spirally arranged leaves creating an almost animated appearance. It eventually becomes a small shrubby bush up to 12 to 14 inchs over time. Madagascar. front & back photos. Growing in a 3 1/2 inch pot @ $20.00 SOLD

   Euphorbia antiquorum crest #1 - This is the crest form of Euphorbia antiquorum, known as antique spurge and "Euphorbia of the Ancients". It is widespread throughout peninsular India, but its wild origin is obscure. Sometime very small leaves will show along the new growth. front & back photos. Growing in a 6 inch pot @ $38.00

     Euphorbia bougheyi #1 - From the coastal plain of Mozambique, is a tree like Euphorbia is interesting because of the wavy, bright green branches that are 2- to 3-angled. The spines are small but sharp, and the cyathia (flowers) are yellow. Front & back photos. Growing in 3 1/2 pot @ $18.00

   Euphorbia bougheyi #2 - From the coastal plain of Mozambique, is a tree like Euphorbia is interesting because of the wavy, bright green branches that are 2- to 3-angled. The spines are small but sharp, and the cyathia (flowers) are yellow. Front & back photos. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $18.00 SOLD

   Euphorbia bougheyi #3 - From the coastal plain of Mozambique, is a tree like Euphorbia is interesting because of the wavy, bright green branches that are 2- to 3-angled. The spines are small but sharp, and the cyathia (flowers) are yellow. Front & back photos. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $18.00

   Euphorbia bussei ssp. kibwezensis crest #1 - These plants tend towards forming crests. Normal form is a candelabra-like tree from southeastern Kenya and northeastern Tanzania, where it grows on rocky slopes. The branches are green, 4-angled, and have short spines on the margins. Growing in a 6 inch pot @ $65.00

   Euphorbia cooperi #1 & #2 - Thick chucky stem with reddish new growth. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots @ $18.00 each

   Euphorbia decaryi ssp. decaryi X Euphorbia cylindrofolia ssp. tuberifera #1 - This is one of our greenhouse crosses. Not sure what growing under the soil at this time? Front, top & back photos. Growing in a 3 1/2 inch pot @ $20.00

   Euphorbia decaryi ssp. decaryi #1, #2, #3 - This is the thicker stem form of the E. decaryi. Mate forming plant. Loves a well draining soil. If your plant gets to dry and losses it's leaves it may take some time for them to return. But don't give up on your plant it will come back. Madagascar. Top view photo. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots @ $18.00 each

   Euphorbia decaryi ssp. spirosticha #1, #2, #3 - This is the thiner stem form of the E. decaryi. Mate forming plant. Loves a well draining soil. If your plant gets to dry and losses it's leaves it may take some time for them to return. But don't give up on your plant it will come back. Madagascar. Top view photo. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots @ $18.00 each

     Euphorbia duranii #1, #2 - Is a open branched plant with leaves only at the ends, exposing the lovely silvery-whitish stems which make this species special. Is "similar to milii" just like platinum is similar to tinfoil. Flower are yellowish pink. 14" to 16" tall. No freezing temps. Madagascar. Growing in 3 1/2 pots @ $20.00 each

   Euphorbia excelsa monstrose #1 - This is one odd monstrose. Main stems will thicken with age, makes crest, make clubs, makes folks and makes twist and turns. South Africa. Front & back photos. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $20.00 

      Euphorbia excelsa monstrose #2 - This is one odd monstrose. Main stems will thicken with age, makes crest, make clubs, makes folks and makes twist and turns. South Africa. Front & back photos. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $20.00   

   Euphorbia francoisii #1 - Variable leaf shape, even on the same plant, variable leaf color and pattern. Leaves can be shades of green, almost to black, white to silver, with red veining. Subterranean napiform root, which can be raised for bonsai effect. Tuberose merging with the stem to form a succulent geophytic caudex (rootstock). Southern Madagascar. Front & top photos. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $20.00

  Euphorbia francoisii #2 - Variable leaf shape, even on the same plant, variable leaf color and pattern. Leaves can be shades of green, almost to black, white to silver, with red veining. Subterranean napiform root, which can be raised for bonsai effect. Tuberose merging with the stem to form a succulent geophytic caudex (rootstock). Southern Madagascar. Front & top photos. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $20.00

   Euphorbia francoisii #3 - Variable leaf shape, even on the same plant, variable leaf color and pattern. Leaves can be shades of green, almost to black, white to silver, with red veining. Subterranean napiform root, which can be raised for bonsai effect.Tuberose merging with the stem to form a succulent geophytic caudex (rootstock). Southern Madagascar. Front & top photos. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $20.00

    Euphorbia fruticosa blue form #1 - I think this Euphorbia fruticosa is going to make some monstose stems? Euphorbia fruticosa is a succulent to woody cactus-like shrubs, branching at the base to form a spiny cushion of many twin-spined stems. Columnar, up to 3"+ in diameter and 15 to 20 inchs tall, chunky powdery blue-green or yellowish-green, ribbed. A 'blue' form is available. SW. Saudi Arabia to N. Yemen. Front & back photo. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $18.00

     Euphorbia fruticosa monstrose #1 #2 #3 #4 - This is a monstrose blue form of Euphorbia fruticose. Reddish spined blobby stems. Small yellow cyathia (flowers) mostly in the spring. Makes a really cool monstrose plants. Grow in well-draining soil and good bright light. Yemen. Front & back photos. Growing in 3 inch pots @ $15.00 each   

   Euphorbia greenwayi ssp. greenwayi #1, #2, #3 - Is a basally branching succulent perennial to 10" to 12"  high with attractively marbled stems that trail along the ground without rooting . The four-sided branches are markedly variegated with vertical rainbow striations fading from green to blue to whitish grey along the prominently and sharply-toothed spined margins outlined in reddish brown. Unusual pinkish flowers in spring with long, thin red stigma lobes beautify the plant. Two subspecies are recognized, the nominate form and var. breviaculeata which forms a taller, more erect shrub to 20 inchs tall with shorter spines.Tanzania. Front photo. Growing 3 inch pots @ $10.00 each

   Euphorbia knuthii #1, #2, #3 - Euphorbia knuthii is a dwarf spiny succulent shrublet with a tuberous main root, which continues into a serpentine caudex, freely branched from the top. It is sometimes accompanied by a number of underground rhizomes. It is closely allied to Euphorbia squarrosa, and Euphorbia schinzii. Tuberous and rhizomatous. The tuberous roots are very showy and in many plants in cultivation are often raised above the soil. In plants which have been raised from cuttings, these roots tend to be thinner, and are more branched, eventually producing huge masses of many roots. In seed raised plants, the roots tend to be much larger and tend to be less branching. Partly buried in the ground, with a short or elongated neck merging with the fleshy root. From the central growing point, the caudex produces numerous crowded branches, which look like a bunch of apparently separate plants at the ground level. Southern Africa. Front photos. Growing in 3 inch pots @ $10.00 each

   Euphorbia lydenburgensis crest #1 - This is a crested form of Euphorbia lydenburgensis almost spineless, cactus-like, succulent shrub with characteristic branching crest. Lovely bright green with line markings yellow flowers appear in spring. Really Cool Plant!!! South Africa. Front, top & back photos. Growing in a 3 1/2 inch pot @ $85.00

     Euphorbia malevola crest/monstrose #1 - Cresting twisting bluish-gray stems with black spines. One of my favorite Euphorbias. Really cool plant. Origin: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Front & back photos. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $20.00

   Euphorbia milii Poysean crest #1 - This is a crested form of the Thai Hybrid Crown of Thorns are known by several common names in Thailand, there is no formal or reliable nomenclature, and they are typically sold by color in the United States. It is very rewarding and easy grow, having many versatile uses as a perennial bedding plant, borders, or can be grown as a potted plant indefinitely. Front & back photos. Growing in a 6 inch pot @ $50.00

     Euphorbia milii bicolor #1 - This came to me years ago with the name E. milii bicolor. The E. milii bicolor I'm finding today are not what this one is. I think the bicolor name comes from the yellow fl. and the red growing tips of the new growth. It can get very red. Makes me think of a reclining Christmas Tree. I like the shape of this one. It grows to have the windswept look, good for that bonsai look. Growing in a 4 1/2 inch pot. - front & back photos - @ $20.00 SOLD

     Euphorbia neriifolia crest #2 - Is a fast-growing crested succulent forming odd sculptural shapes. Its stems fan out, some will form stable crests while others (the more common) just cluster over one another. The crested form can also get very big making a spectacular specimen. India. Front & back photos. Growing in a 3 1/2 pot @ $20.00

     Euphorbia neriifolia variegated crest #1 -  Is a fast-growing crested succulent forming odd sculptural shapes. Its stems fan out, some will form stable crests while others (the more common) just cluster over one another. The crested form can also get very big making a spectacular specimen. Stems and leaves are stripped in creamy-yellow. India. Front & back photos. Growing in a 4 1/2 inch pot @ $30.00

   Euphorbia obesa male & female pair #1 -  It is a highly succulent solitary plant without spines or leaves that looks like a green-brown football, but will sometimes 'branch' or sucker, creating very odd looking clusters of spheres. Solid, firm, dome shaped, spherical, or when old twice as high and elongated or cone shaped, up to 20(-30) cm in height with a diameter of 9-10 cm, grey green, iron-grey, bluish-green or brown-green with very attractive transverse red-brown or dull purplish bands and with finely marked longitudinal seams marking its surface, creating an almost plaid effect. Younger plants have a rounded sea urchin-like shape. This Euphorbia is unisexual with the small, greyish green cyathia normally being all male on some plants, or all female on others. Therefore cross pollination between a male and a female plant is required to produce seeds. Pollination usually carried out by insects. All euphorbias have a complex floral arrangement that is termed a cyathium (a cup) and this is the unit of the inflorescence. A cyathium contains many highly reduced male flowers or a single female flower. In Euphorbia obesa, the cyathia appear in summer, from "circular flowering eyes", situated along the tops of the angles, near the growing tip, on the stem. They are produced on fork-branched peduncles (flower stalks), have minute bracts and are finely hairy. The cyathia are cup-shaped to 3 mm in diameter, expanding in the female. The tiny flowers are delicately scented. South Africa. Front & back photos. Growing in a 4 1/2 inch pots @ $100.00 Sold as a male & female pair. SOLD

   Euphorbia platyclada #1, #2, #3 - Euphorbia platyclada is a fleshy succulent plant with weird flattened mottled red-brown stems radiating from a raiseable heavy rootstock... nothing green about it. The branches are very interesting, unique, ugly, with an irregular scab like texture, and look dead, or at the very least zombified. These branches are splayed out with fingers dangling like dead weights. Truly an oddity, this is a plant only an enthusiast can love... looks like it's dead all the time and so pathetic looking it makes many people laugh when they first see it. Actually, this is a very interesting collector's succulent plant when grown into a specimen which does not take too long. The flowers are at the stem tips, dull orange-gold or brownish, tiny, only 2 mm in diameter. The flowers almost blend into the dead-looking color of the rest of the plant. It is self fertile. Madagascar. - Front photo & close up of stem with flowers. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots @ $15.00 each

   Euphorbia pseudoglobosa graft #1 - This one is one of those wacky grafts that my friend Mike Keeling made. Euphorbia pseudoglobosa is a dwarf spineless succulent that looks like a cactus, eventually forming a subterranean caudex (often lifted up into view in cultivation for looks) It forms thick mats of dwarf spineless segmented stems up to 6 to 8 inchs in diameter.  Euphorbia pseudoglobosa sows a superficial resemblance with Euphorbia globosa (hence the name) but the the closest related species is species is Euphorbia susannae. However E. pseudoglobosa misses the clearly curved back tubercles characteristic of Euphorbia susannae. South Africa. Your also getting offsets for the grafting stock. Front & back photos. Growing in a 4 1/2 inch pot @ $25.00

    Euphorbia sakarahaensis #1 - Euphorbia sakarahaensis, as is implied by the specific name, is a little-known and localized species confined to the Sakaraha forest in northern SW Madagascar. It is a deciduous caudiciform shrublet 30-50 cm tall and as wide. Low-growing with few branching spiny shoots and small yellow-green to dark brown petal-like cyathophylls (coloured bracts around the cyathia). This species is related to Euphorbia neobosseri but less branching, with shorter spines and variably coloured cyathophylls. The basal enlarged part oft the stem merging into a thickened taproot to form a tuberous, rounded, succulent caudex with thick, yellow-brown bark. This partially or completely subterranean, but raised in cultivation, it can grow up to 5 centimeters in diameter. These are seed grown. Madagascar. Front & back photos. Growing in a 6 inch pot @ $25.00 SOLD

     Euphorbia  venefica x groenewaldii #1 - This is a cross that was created by my dear late friend Mike Keeling. These are seed grown plants. When I re-potted these into the 6 inch pots I found them to have caudex like main stem. So I raised it some to show it off. When growing in the spring and summer they may have small green leaves. When they go dormant winter they will drop their leaves. Nursery origin. Front, top & back photos. Growing in a 6 inch pot @ $40.00

   Euphorbia venefica x groenewaldii  #2 - This is a cross that was created by my dear late friend Mike Keeling. These are seed grown plants. When I re-potted these into the 6 inch pots I found them to have caudex like main stem. So I raised it some to show it off. When growing in the spring and summer they may have small green leaves. When they go dormant winter they will drop their leaves. Nursery origin. Front, top & back photos. Growing in a 6 inch pot @ $40.00 SOLD

   Euphorbia venefica x groenewaldii # 3 - This is a cross that was created by my dear late friend Mike Keeling. These are seed grown plants. When I re-potted these into the 6 inch pots I found them to have caudex like main stem. So I raised it some to show it off. When growing in the spring and summer they may have small green leaves. When they go dormant winter they will drop their leaves. Nursery origin. Front, top & back photos. Growing in a 6 inch pot @ $40.00 SOLD

   Euphorbia venefica x groenwaldii # 4 - This is a cross that was created by my dear late friend Mike Keeling. These are seed grown plants. When I re-potted these into the 6 inch pots I found them to have caudex like main stem. So I raised it some to show it off. When growing in the spring and summer they may have small green leaves. When they go dormant winter they will drop their leaves. Nursery origin. Front, top & back photos. Growing in a 6 inch pot @ $40.00 SOLD

   Euphorbia variegated #1 - This plant came to me what no name decades ago. But, I'm thinking it's Euphorbia ferox variegated. If you like weirdo Euphorbia this is it. Nursery origin. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $20.00

   Euphorbia variegated #2 - This plant came to me what no name decades ago. But, I'm thinking it's Euphorbia ferox variegated. If you like weirdo Euphorbia this is it. Nursery origin. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pot @ $20.00

    Euphorbia valida lg #1 - Years ago I bought male and female plants that where labeled Euphorbia valida Large Form. We still have the parent plants and they're bodies larger then softballs. These are some of the old babies for those plants. South Africa. Front & back photo. Growing in a 4 1/2 pot @ $30.00

    Euphorbia valida lg #2 - Years ago I bought male and female plants that where labeled Euphorbia valida Large Form. We still have the parent plants and they're bodies larger then softballs. These are some of the old babies for those plants. South Africa. Front & back photo. Growing in a 4 1/2 pot @ $30.00

   Euphorbia 'White Ball Project' #1 & #2 - Offsets from my M2G "White Ball Project". front & back photos. Nursery origin. Growing in 3 inch pots @ $15.00 each #2 SOLD

    Jatropha dioica #1 - With leathery, arching stems that arise from an underground rootstock and in winter look like dead sticks stuck in the ground, leatherstem is an unusual plant. It spreads from underground runners to form colonies as wide as 6 feet. The stems are rubbery and tough, flexible enough to be tied in a knot without breaking. The clear to yellowish sap inside turns blood red when exposed to air, hence the name "Sangre de Drago", which means "dragon's blood" in Spanish. The rootstock is up to 3 feet long and orange-colored. The leaves are narrow and clustered on spur branches, and two different leaf shapes distinguish two varieties: those of var. graminea are longer and narrower (and sometimes with 2 or 3 lobes) than the wider, blunter-tipped leaves of var. dioica. Var. graminae grows mainly in the Trans-Pecos and into Mexico, whereas var. dioica is more widespread, found on limestone hills in Central Texas through lower desert areas in the Trans-Pecos to New Mexico. Leatherstems's tiny flowers, white to pink, appear in clusters in spring and early summer. It grows in full sun and well-drained soil, and can be hurt by temperatures under 15 degrees F. The astringent sap was reportedly used by Indians to treat sore gums, and it also makes a dark red dye (which is harmful to cloth). Front & back photos. Growing in a 4 1/2 pot @ $20.00

   Monadenium elegans #1 & #2 -  Best know as Monadenium elegans. It's a few-branched tree or shrub which can grow up to 10" growing in the ground in frost free climets. As a potted plant I've never had one grow taller then 3 to 4 feet. The stems are folded with a flaking shiny yellowish brown papery bark. Greenish white flowers. May go donate in the winter. Tanzania. Front photo. Growing in 4 1/2 inch pots @ $18.00 each #2 SOLD

   Monadenium lugardae #1 & #2 - Beautiful light green up-right grower with pinkish baby bird flowers. Southern Africa. Front photos. Growing in 3 1/2 inch pots @ $18.00 each

    Monadenium stoloniferum #1 & #2 - Colorful leaves and stems. Makes underground caudex roots that can be raised. Green and white baby bird flowers. Kenya. Front & top photos. Growing in 6 inch pots @ $18.00 each

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