African Plant Database


Erythrococca zambesiaca Prain
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 90 (1911)
Information on the genus : Erythrococca
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Erythrococca sansibarica Pax (1921)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, commonly 1,5-3 m tall; stipules 2-4 mm long, narrowly conical to subulate, spinescent, thorn-like.
Ecology : Dry Newtonia and Xylia forest on sandy soil; bushy clump savanna; termitaria thickets; alluvium; 70-110 m alt.
  Very close to E. natalensis Prain (KwaZulu-Natal). The folllowing species are known from the Guinea golf islands : Erythrococca columnaris (Müll. Arg.) Prain - Principe. E. mannii (Hook. f.) Prain - Bioko/Fernando Poo. E. molleri (Pax) Pax &
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
Map
carte afrique num 105473
 
Record n°105473
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