African Plant Database


Euphorbia bougheyi L. C. Leach
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. 30: 9 (1964)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Xerophytic spiny tree to ± 7 m, with a nude, cylindric, relatively slender trunk, the apical portion of which is spiny and angular, with to 9 angles; rather small crown, 2-3 m Ø, of verticillate, spreading, arcuate-ascending,
Ecology : Swampy coastal plain in evergreen scrub; small patches of dense woodland in low lying grassland savanna; 0-120 m alt.
  A popular plant among collectors, easily propagated from cuttings.
  Related to E. dawei, E. halipedicola, E. nyikae.

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
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
Map
carte afrique num 105990
 
Record n°105990
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