African Plant Database


Euphorbia poissoni Pax
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 62 (1902)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, candelabriform, branching shrub 1,2->2m tall; branches cylindric, 3-3,5 cm thick, leafless or with 5-6 deciduous leaves at the apex; not spiny or sometimes with rudimentary spines or spines, only on young plants;
Ecology : Rocks, stony soils; open Monotes woodland with grass; ± 400-700 m alt. Also planted.
  Not in Ivory Coast and Niger.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 72 (1949).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106163
 
Record n°106163
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