African Plant Database

Euphorbia poissonii Pax
Protologue : Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. (Paris) 62 (1902)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
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 Tropical Africa :
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 72 (1949).

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:206, 208 (2012)
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Record n°106163 modified 2014-09-18
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