African Plant Database


Euphorbia noxia Pax
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 19: 124 (1894)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Laxly branched tree 2-6 m tall with softly woody or rather fleshy branches covered with horizontally elongated leaf-scars; leaves crowded at the branch apices, linear-lanceolate to lanceolate-obovate, 5-15x1-4 cm; not spiny.
Ecology : Rocky limestone soils with sparse bushland; 350-1500 m alt.
  Near E. meuleniana from S. Arabia, E. ogadensis.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 72 (1949).
  • 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
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106143
 
Record n°106143
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