African Plant Database


Euphorbia keithii R. A. Dyer
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bothalia 6: 223 (1951)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent spiny shrub or tree to 2-6 m tall, with a crown of spreading-ascending branches; branches 1-2 m long, (3-)5(-6)-angled, constricted into segments to 25 x 3-4 cm; angles ± winged, with wings 7-15 mm deep and shallowly sinuate.
Ecology : Rocky slopes; ± 150 m alt.
  S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Tree, Succulent - Ht 2 - 6 m. Alt: +/- 845 m. Distribution: SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 74 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
Map
carte afrique num 105791
 
Record n°105791
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