African Plant Database

Euphorbia transvaalensis Schltr.
Protologue : J. Bot. 394 (1896) 
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Euphorbia galpinii Pax
=*Euphorbia ciliolata Pax (1898)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,6-1,8 m tall, usually with forked branches; young branches herbaceous, 6-11 cm long, 4-5 mm thick, becoming woody, terete, hollow;
Ecology : Deciduous woodlands, in sandy soils often in rocky places and escarpments; 90-1400 m alt.
  Namibia, Caprivi Strip, Botswana, S. Africa; not in East Africa (= E. goetzei).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Shrub, Dwarf shrub, Succulent - Ht 0.3 - 1.2 m. Alt: 610 - 1220 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 242 (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
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 105938
Record n°105938
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