African Plant Database


Euphorbia baylissii L. C. Leach
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. xxx. 213 (1964)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect succulent spiny shrub 0,3-1,8 m tall, usually single-stemmed, sparingly branched and very sparingly rebranched above; stems and branches constricted at intervals (usually distant) with 4 prominenly sinuate-toothed wing-like angles
Ecology : Coastal white sand dunes, in heavy shade of evergreen scrub (Androstachys johnsonii, gregarious tree living in patches of closed and shadowy forest never far from the sea); 0-100 m alt.
  Of very easy culture.
  Closely related to E. ambroseae.

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
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
Map
carte afrique num 105983
 
Record n°105983
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