African Plant Database


Euphorbia dekindtii Pax
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 73 (1904) 
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia fraterna N.E. Br. (1913) p.p.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent, spiny, dwarf shrub with a subtuberous root often forming a very short, gnarled and woody, ± cylindric, trunk-like body above ground, from which the segmented winged branches arise; branches simple, 5-7-winged (usually 6), to ± 20 cm long;
Ecology : A number of scattered, discrete populations, mostly on rocky eminences; ± 1800 m alt.
  Rather variable species; considerable variation in habit.
  Cultivated by growers.
  Related to E. strangulata, E. williamsonii.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 106033
 
Record n°106033 modified 2007-03-02
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