Euphorbia globosa is from the Eastern Cape Province. The plants grow amongs grass and pebbles in the districts of Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage.
An interesting feature of Euphorbia globosa is that the branches form small segments, either globular or elongated on the same plant. The plants have a contractile habit and older segments are drawn into the soil. Euphorbia globosa can form large mats with age.
The cultivation of Euphorbia globosa is not difficult. A sandy soil with good drainage is preferred.
Euphorbia globosa in habitat.