African Plant Database


Euphorbia grantii Oliv.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Notes : sensu N.E.Br. p.p. quoad Hildebrandt 2632 = Euphorbia friesiorum (A.Hässl.) S.Carter
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia mulemae Rendle (1905)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Few-stemmed bush or sparingly branched tree 1,5-9 m tall, with a smooth but horizontally grooved grey bark; branches semi-succulent, with large prominent closely-set leaf-scars; leaves sessile, linear to linear-lanceolate, to 30 x 3 cm; not spiny.
Ecology : Red sandy gritty soil often among rocks on hillsides, in open woodland; savanna, gallery forest; 800-1740 m alt.
  Sometimes cultivated as an ornamental.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 282 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 106079
 
Record n°106079
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