African Plant Database

Euphorbia mlanjeana L. C. Leach
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. 39(1): 3 (1973)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent, spiny, often tree-like shrub, to ± 1 m tall (usually shorter), acaulous or with a short (seldom attainining 0,5 m in height), stout (± 10 cm Ø), cylindric, nude trunk;
Ecology : Exposed precipitous granite slopes above river gorges on the lower slope of mountain, among grasses, pteridophytes and Vellozia; steep slopes of the syenitic Piedmont granite at an angle of about 60°; 1000-1800 m alt.
  Somewhat new to cultivation.
  Near E. graniticola.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106136
Record n°106136
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