African Plant Database

Euphorbia eduardoi L. C. Leach
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent, spiny, candelabriform tree, to 10 m tall, with a nude, cylindric or 5-6-angled, stout, unbranched trunk, often with the somewhat splintered remains of fallen branches persisting below the relatively small crown of ± whorled,
Ecology : Stony and rocky hills; scattered distribution in desert habitat; 550 m alt.
  It is thought that the species is relatively long lived (lower branches of the smaller trees had ± 23 segments). Near E. fortissima, E. virosa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree, Succulent - Ht 5 - 15 m. Alt: 450 - 550 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 73 (1997).
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carte afrique num 105682
Record n°105682
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