African Plant Database


Euphorbia petraea S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 39(3): t. 3871 (1982)  
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Decumbent spreading succulent shrub, densely branched from the base, sparsely branched above, to 60 cm tall; branches 4(-5)-angled, 1-2 cm thick; angles sinuately toothed, with teeth 8-15 mm apart; spiny.
Ecology : Exposed rocks and boulders, in sparse deciduous bushland; 950-1850 m alt.
  Cultivated by collectors.
  Near E. heterochroma.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106159
 
Record n°106159
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