African Plant Database

Euphorbia cannellii L. C. Leach
Protologue : Garcia de Orta, Ser. Bot. 2(1): 47 (1974)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Acaulescent, spreading and sometimes straggling, succulent, spiny shrub, to ± 70 cm tall (usually less), and as much as 3 m Ø; branches spreading, arcuate-ascending,
Ecology : Among rocks in woodland shade and in Adansonia bush; oftent on exposed rock outcrops.
  Member of a closely related group of acaulescent shrubs: E. atrocarmesina, E. dekindtii, E. semperflorens, E. williamsonii.

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
carte afrique num 106000
Record n°106000
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