African Plant Database


Euphorbia meridionalis P.R.O. Bally & S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial, with a thick fleshy root, branching from the base and weakly erect to 1 m, or grazed to ± 25 cm high and then usually more densely branched; branches 4-angled, to 1,5 cm thick; spiny.
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Ecology : Sandy stony soils amongst grass in dry open bushland; brown soil in open Pennisetum masaicum grassland; bush of Commiphora spp., Euphorbia spinescens, Acacia mellifera; dry sandy soil; locally common; 1200-1750 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 219
 
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Map
carte afrique num 106134
 
Record n°106134
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