African Plant Database

Euphorbia clavigera N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 5: II. 362 (1915) 
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia persistens R. A. Dyer (1938)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dwarf, spiny, succulent plant with the main stem and root forming a large tuberous body, mostly below ground, to 30 cm long and 15 cm thick;
Ecology : Rock fissures and sandy soil in open woodland and coastal forest; ± 50-120 m alt.
  S. Africa.
  Cultivated by specialized collectors.
  Near E. schinzii, E. tortirama, E. groenewaldii.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Dwarf shrub, Succulent - Ht 0.1 - 0.2 m. Alt: 450 - 750 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 73 (1997).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
carte afrique num 105650
Record n°105650
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