African Plant Database


Euphorbia kaokoensis (A. C. White & al.) L. C. Leach
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Basionym : Euphorbia subsalsa var. kaokoensis A. C. White, R. A. Dyer & B. Sloane
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Euphorbia subsalsa var. kaokoensis A. C. White, R. A. Dyer & B. Sloane
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dense stout spiny shrub to 50 cm tall; stems 2 cm Ø; 5-7 ribbed; spines brown at base of branches, rufous towards tips, plant seeming red-crowned from distance.
Ecology : Rocky slopes; crevices and fissures on rocky slaps in mopane woodland; limestone ridges; stony soil; along rocky outcrops; to 770 m alt. - Occuring in colonies.
  NW Namibia, on the frontier to Angola (L. Looks, Red Data Book Namibian Pl. :52, 2005).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub, Succulent - Ht 0.4 - 0.6 m. Alt: ? - 770 m. Distribution: NAM

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 74 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 105789
 
Record n°105789
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