African Plant Database

Euphorbia faucicola L. C. Leach
Protologue : Garcia de Orta, Ser. Bot. 3(2): 99 (1977)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spiny, succulent, candelabriform shrub, usually 1-1,5 m tall, occasionally to 3,7 m, usually acaulescent branching from the base or occasionally somewhat tree-like, then with a stout, gnarled trunk to 1,8 m high (usually much less);
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Ecology : Fire protected habitat on almost bare rock cliffs and steep sides of a river gorge; whith Aloe metallica, Myrothamnus flabellifolius, Strobilanthopsis linifolia, Xerophyta sp., Selaginella dregei, Anemia angolensis, Cheilanthes inaequalis; ± 1470 m alt.
  Near E. seretii.
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carte afrique num 106058
Record n°106058
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