African Plant Database

Euphorbia nigrispina N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. 6: 574 (1909) [1913]; Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 574 (1913)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Euphorbia nigrispinoides M. G. Gilbert (p.p.)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia nigrispinoides M. G. Gilbert (1992)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with many slender erect stems to 1,5(-2) m tall; stems 9-10(-14) mm wide; spiny.
Ecology : Limestone slopes; 1200 m alt.
  Infrequently encountered in cultivation; needing no unusual cultural requirements.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 38: t.1510 (1967).
  • 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: 219
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