African Plant Database

Euphorbia parviceps L. C. Leach
Protologue : Garcia de Orta, Ser. Bot. 2(1): 42 (1974)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent, spiny tree to ± 15 m, with a stout cylindric nude trunk to ± 30 cm Ø (seedlings initially 3-angled, soon becoming 4-angled), usually with few to many trunk-like branches to ± 10 cm Ø from near the base and above,
Ecology : Steep hillside near river mouth; rocky escarpment; sulphur pan.
  Habit and stature very variable.
  Rare in collections but presents no unusual cultural problems.
  Near E. candelabrum.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106155
Record n°106155
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