African Plant Database


Euphorbia fascicaulis S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : J. Cact. Succ. Soc. Amer. 49(4): 181 (1977)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Densely tufted succulent perennial to 20 cm tall and 30 cm Ø, with a thick, fleshy, tuberous root to 5 cm thick at the apex; branches subterete, 1-1,5 cm thick, with fairly prominent tubercles ± 1 cm apart arranged in 3 loose spiral series;
Ecology : Rocky limestone, sometimes gypseous, slopes with open evergreen woodland; 1500-2000 m alt.
  Near E. tetracanthoides.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106057
 
Record n°106057
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