African Plant Database


Euphorbia caput-medusae L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 452 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia medusae Thunb. (1800)
=Euphorbia parvimamma Boiss. (1864)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub, Succulent - Ht 0.1 - 0.4 m. Alt: 30 - 120 m. Distribution: WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • SMITH G.F. , E.J. VAN JAARSVELD & AL. (1997). List of Southern African Succulent Plants. Umdaus Press : 72

Bibliography other :
  • VAN VELDHUISEN R. (2020). Revision of the informal Euphorbia caput-medusae group. Euphorbia World 16(1): 17-21
 
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