African Plant Database


Euphorbia ballyi S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Pl. Africa 36: t. 1408 (1963)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Compact shrub 1,2-1,5 m tall, 1,8 m Ø, branching from the base, sparsely rebranching above; branches 4-6-angled, deeply winged, regularly constricted into segment 3-4 cm long, 4-7 cm wide;
Ecology : Exposed rocky limestone slopes and gravelly plain with sparse xerophytic scrub; also gypsaceous soils; 1140-2000 m alt.
  Still rare in cultivation.
  Near E. grandicornis.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 214
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 105619
 
Record n°105619
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