African Plant Database

Euphorbia rubella Pax
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 33: 287 (1903) 
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Root a subglobose tuber sometimes elongated when growing in rock crevices, abruptly delineated from stem by constriction; stem usually unbranched, completely below ground, to ± 3x0,7 cm, covered by spirally arranged tubercles;
Ecology : Dark soil in limestone crevices on open grassy slope with patches of evergreen bushland; 1850-1950 m alt.
  Extremely rare in collections (a species from a very hot, arid and bright area).
  Not in Uganda, Kenya, Sudan (= E. brunellii ).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106183
Record n°106183
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