African Plant Database

Euphorbia glochidiata Pax
Protologue : Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 6: 187 (1897)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial with a fleshy root, ± sparsely btanched, shrubby to ± 1,5 m tall or occasionally subscandent to 2 m; stems and branches 4(-5)-angled, to 1,5 cm thick; angles with shallow teeth to 3 cm apart; spiny.
Ecology : Red and sandy soils usually overlying limestone, with open Acacia-Commiphora bushland; Acacia mellifera-A. senegal bushland on soft black soil; stony limestone slopes; 140-1200 m alt.
  A somewhat variable species.
  Easily grown.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106069
Record n°106069
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