African Plant Database


Euphorbia buruana Pax
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 85 (1905) 
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dwarf perennial succulent with a large tuberous root ± 10 cm Ø, and a much reduced underground stem; branches numerous, weakly erect to ± 30 cm high, or often semi-prostrate to 60 cm long, simple or occasionally rebranched, 3(-4)-angled, 1-4 cm wide,
Ecology : Sandy soil amongst grass in open Acacia-Commiphora bushland; 600-1100 m alt.
  Of easy culture.

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: 215
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 105995
 
Record n°105995
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