African Plant Database

Euphorbia odontophora S. Carter
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 39(3): t. 3855 (1982)  
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial with a fleshy root and spreading tangled branches to 40 cm tall; branches 4-angled, to ± 1 cm thick; angles with prominent teeth ± 1,5 cm apart; spiny.
Ecology : Quartzite sandstone hill quarried for rock metal; very rich Acacia-Commiphora woodland, ground flora rich in herbs, not many grasses, sandstone ridge with much bare rock; 450-500 m alt.
  Affinities with E. glochidiata.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106147
Record n°106147
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