African Plant Database

Euphorbia borenensis M. G. Gilbert
Protologue : Kew Bull. 42(2): 391 (1987)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Irregularly, sparsely branched, erect, succulent, sometimes scandent shrub to 3 m tall; branches 4-angled, 1-2 cm thick; angles straight or shallowly toothed at the base of the plant, with teeth ± 1 cm apart; spiny; style unknown.
Ecology : Rocky limestone, lava, granite slopes with Acacia-Commiphora or Acacia-Terminalia woodland; 400-1560 m alt.
  Easily grown; good plant for the beginning collector.
  Near E. heterospina, E. heterochroma.

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 The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 105989
Record n°105989
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