African Plant Database

Euphorbia scarlatina S. Carter
Protologue : Kew Bull. 42(2): 392 (1987)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched succulent erect shrub to 3 m tall; branches (4-)5-6-angled, 1,5-2,5 cm thick, ± constricted at intervals of 10-30 cm; angles straight to sinuately toothed, with teeth 1-2(-3) cm apart; spiny.
Ecology : Rocky slopes and lava ridges with open deciduous bushland; 600-2000 m alt.
  Near E. tescorum.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106191
Record n°106191
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