African Plant Database


Euphorbia schinzii Pax
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Herb. Boissier 6: 739 (1898)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dwarf spiny leafless succulent, forming a compact clump of branches at ground level; branches 10-15 cm long, 8-10 mm Ø, usually 4-angled, angles with ppposite tubercles, the latter tripped with a minute caducous leaf and a pair of spines;
Ecology : Rocky hillsides, among rocks in stony ground.
  Variable in growth-form.
  S. Africa - Malawi ?
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub, Dwarf shrub, Succulent - Ht 0.06 - 0.8 m. Alt: 90 - 1525 m. Distribution: BOT, GA, LP, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 14: t.523 (1934).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 75 (1997).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 105905
 
Record n°105905
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