African Plant Database


Euphorbia benthamii Hiern
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender, erect, rigid, annual herb to 1 m tall with stem often woody at the base, sparingly branched; not spiny. Lamina of leaves 11,5 x 3 cm.
Ecology : Red sandy soil in grass amongst mixed dry scrub; wooded meadows; often near streams; 950-1750 m alt.
  Caprivi Strip, Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb - Ht 0.6 - 1 m. Alt: 900 - 1005 m. Distribution: NAM

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 Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 105623
 
Record n°105623
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