African Plant Database

Euphorbia imitata N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 570 (1913)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rootstock a globular tuber; stems numerous, erect, 5-8 cm tall, slender, terete at the base, 3-angled above; angles acute, sinuate-toothed; leaves thick, fleshy, deciduous, elliptic, cuneate, acute, ± 5 mm wide x 7 mm long and heavily crisped on the margi
Ecology : Between granite rocks in mixed woods on bank of river; rather rare.
  Of easy culture.
  Only known from the type collected in 1905 as a herbarium specimen.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106093
Record n°106093
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