African Plant Database


Euphorbia neopolycnemoides Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 240 (1910)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chamaesyce neopolycnemoides (Pax & K. Hoffm.) Koutnik
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia arabica var. latiappendiculata Pax
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual, or perhaps sometimes perennial herb, 5-25 cm tall, divided at the base into 2 (or occasionally more) main branches, which are 1-6 times forked, erect, rather slender, laxly leafy;
Ecology : Stony ground amongst grass in mopane woodland; 300-1460 m alt.
  S. Africa, Botswana.
  Near E. polycnemoides, E. eylesii.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual (occ. perennial)-Herb - Ht 0.05 - 0.4 m. Alt: 155 - 1350 m. Distribution: BOT, KN, LP, MP, NC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • S. African J. Bot. 3: 262-264 (1984).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 105853
 
Record n°105853
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