African Plant Database

Euphorbia cyparissioides Pax
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 123 (1894)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia cyparissioides var. minor N.E. Br.
=Euphorbia dejecta N.E. Br. (1913)
=Euphorbia ericifolia Pax (1903)
=Euphorbia huillensis Pax (1901)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a woody rootstock 1-2 cm thick, producing densely tufted simple or sparsely branched annual stems, erect to 30 cm tall, seldom more, growth continuing vegetatively; not spiny.
Ecology : Grassland and open woodland on well-drained soils; appearing especially after burning; Protea-Combretum bushland; Protea gaguedi grassland 930-2700 m alt.
  Extremely variable.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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