African Plant Database


Euphorbia fluminis S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 39(3): t. 3854 (1982)  
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial with a fleshy root, subscandent to 2 m tall; stems and branches 4-angled, to ± 1 cm thick; angles with shallow to subprominent teeth to ± 3 cm apart; spiny; entire capsule and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Alluvial soils in dry deciduous woodland; terrace above river; dense thicket of Commiphora; dense coastal dry bush on sand; thicket clumps on grey-brown clayey soil with seasonally flooded depressions between clumps; 15-70 m alt.
  Still infrequently seen in cultivation.
  Near E. glochidiata.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106060
 
Record n°106060
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