African Plant Database

Euphorbia fanshawei L. C. Leach
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dwarf perenial herb with a turnip-shaped or ± oblate tuberous root, with succulent spiny branches radiating from the apex of the much reduced, subterranean stem which merges imperceptibly with the root;
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Ecology : In very humid conditions in pebbly sandy pans, on shallow quartzitic soil and outcrops in Brachystegia woodland shade; small depressions inundated in summer and associated with terrestrial orchids (Brachycorythis friesii ...); etc...
  Zaire: Fungurume; cobalt: 73 µg/g dry weight; copper: 7.
  Near and can be mistaken for E. decidua.
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carte afrique num 106056
Record n°106056
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