African Plant Database

Euphorbia laikipiensis S. Carter
Protologue : Kew Bull. 42(2): 373 (1987)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Euphorbia graciliramea auct. Agnew p.p., non Pax
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tufted succulent perennial to 10 cm tall and 20 cm Ø, branching densely from the base, with a thick fleshy root; branches to 10 cm long and 8-10 mm thick, cylindrical, not rebranching, with shallow teeth 1-1,5 cm apart in 4 longitudinal series; spiny.
Ecology : Rocky soil in grassland, with deciduous shrubs; 1700-1850 m alt.
  Near E. graciliramea, E. similiramea.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 283 (2006).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106113
Record n°106113
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