African Plant Database

Euphorbia espinosa Pax
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 120 (1894)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia gynophora Pax (1905)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or sometimes scandent woody shrub to 2-4 m tall with elliptic leaves to 4,5x2,5 cm;
Ecology : Acacia-Commiphora bushland; mopane, miombo and other deciduous woodlands; 300-1500 m alt.
  Caprivi Strip.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree, Shrub - Ht 1.5 - 2 m. Alt: ? - 1070 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP

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: 215
  • 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 Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 105701
Record n°105701
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