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Open, rocky scrub central Mozambique. Only a single colony known.
A member of the E. manikensis complex, it is a small plant, to 1.0m tall, and 35cm in diameter. Numerous soapy-green 1.0-1.3m leaves, with a very slight v cross-section. The young leaves have a distinctly blue colour.
Light shade/full sun in the cool tropics/sub-tropics. Their natural habitat has very hot, wet summers, and cool, dry winters. Seedlings are easy to establish, but mature plants have proved virtually impossible to transplant.
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Colin Wilson (Figue 2&3)