African Plant Database

Euphorbia tortirama R. A. Dyer
Protologue : Fl. Pl. South Africa 17: t. 644 (1937)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Caespitose dwarf spiny perennial succulent , with a large elongated tuberous root merging into a short underground stem to form a body to 30x15 cm;
Ecology : Mopane woodland; ± 100-200 m alt.
  S. Africa.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Dwarf shrub, Succulent - Ht 0.1 - 0.25 m. Alt: 800 - 1250 m. Distribution: LP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. South Africa 17: t.644 (1937).
  • 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 Mozambique
carte afrique num 105936
Record n°105936
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