African Plant Database

Euphorbia gemmea P.R.O. Bally & S. Carter
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 39(3): t. 3863 (1982)  
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Euphorbia saxorum auct. sensu P.R.O.Bally & S.Carter p.p. quoad specim. Gillet 12633 in error as 13633, non P.R.O.Bally & S.Carter s. str.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial, with stems shortly rhizomatous, decumbent and weakly erect to 45 cm high, sparsely branching; stems and branches sharply 4-angled, 5-10 mm thick; angles with shallow teeth 1-1,5 cm apart; spiny.
Ecology : Very shallow soil on granite rock; scrub on gneiss rocks, steep rocky hillsides of basement complex and gneiss formation with browsed thorn scrub; in shade of Acacia-Commiphora bushland; 700-1000 m alt.
  Near E. saxorum.
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carte afrique num 106066
Record n°106066
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