African Plant Database

Euphorbia furcata N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 566 (1913)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial with densely tufted stems from a thick fleshy root, branching from the base, 4-angled, to 15 cm long and ± 7 mm thick; angles with laterally compressed prominent very sharply pointed teeth to 1 cm long and ± 1,5 cm apart; spiny;
Ecology : Dry rocky sandy soils with Acacia bushland; 300-915 m alt.
  Presents few difficulties in cultivation.
  Known only from a small area.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106063
Record n°106063
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