African Plant Database

Euphorbia actinoclada S. Carter
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 39(3): t. 3851 (1982)  
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted perennial succulent with a thick fleshy root and main stem to 5 cm height and 2 cm Ø, the apex just above ground-level;
Ecology : Acacia seyal, Commiphora bush on black cotton soil, amongst grass; frequent; gravelly eroding soil; sparse deciduous bushland; also with Acacia drepanolobium; 400-1350 m alt.
  Of relatively easy culture.
  Related to the Arabian E. triaculeata Forssk. and E. monacantha.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • 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: 214
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 105967
Record n°105967
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