African Plant Database

Euphorbia rubrispinosa S. Carter
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 39(3): t. 3866 (1982)  
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Densely branching succulent perennial; branches decumbent forming tangled mats to 1 m Ø and 30 cm high, 4-angled, ± 1 cm thick; angles with shallow rounded teeth to 1 cm apart; spiny.
Ecology : Rocky outcrop in Brachystegia woodland; abundant with Vellozia; sandstone with E. cooperi var. ussanguensis; 1370-1730 m alt.
  No unusual problems in cultivation.
  Near E. angustiflora. Limited to an extremely small area.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106185
Record n°106185
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