Euphorbia celata

Most of the biomass in these plants is underground. Graham Williamson in his beautiful book “Richtersveld; the enchanted wilderness” has the following to say: “E. celata is a curious Namaqualand endemic which makes up for its lacklustre appearance by its botanical uniqueness. It grows almost secretly in hidden cracks in orange sandstone and is very difficult to detect.”
Plants photographed near Lekkersing 12 July 2011.euphcela2011_07_12#093



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2 Responses to Euphorbia celata

  1. Stunning and the uniqueness of this plant makes it one of our treasures, one of our miracles.


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