African Plant Database

Euphorbia cryptospinosa P.R.O. Bally
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial succulent with a small tuberous root, much branched and erect from 20 cm high, or subscandent to 3(-5) m and sparsely branched; branches cylindrical, 3-10 mm thick, with 5-10 ribs (angles); spiny.
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Ecology : Sandy gravelly soils with open dry deciduous bushland; Commiphora erythraea woodland; mixed Acacia-Commiphora bushland; usually scrambling through bushes and small trees, with branches considerably lengthened; etc...
  Closely related to E. erlangeri.
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carte afrique num 106019
Record n°106019
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