Trichocaulon ( Larryleachia )
-The generic name 'Trichocaulon' derives from the Greek word 'thrix' meaning 'hair', and the word 'caulos' meaning 'stem of a plant'.
-The genus name implies 'hairy stem'.
-The genus Larryleachia named after Leslie (Larry) C.Leach an English botanist in Zimbabwe and South Africa,specialist in Asclepiads and Euphorbias.
-Larryleachia is a new genus name dating only from 1997.