African Plant Database

Euphorbia quinquecostata Volkens
Protologue : Notizbl. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 2: 266 (1899)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia intercedens Pax (1905)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 10(-15) m, with a simple or sometimes branching trunk, to 50 cm Ø, marked with ± loosely spiralled rows of persistent spines and deep pits resulting from the scars of fallen branches;
Ecology : Rocky hillsides, usually the dominant tree in mixed deciduous woodland; 600-1220 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
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