African Plant Database


Euphorbia sudanica A. Chev.
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., Ser. 2 4: 589 (1932)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia tellieri A. Chev. (1933)
=Euphorbia trapiifolia A. Chev. (1933)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spiny, fleshy shrub, woody at the base, 1-2 m tall with a main stem and numerous spreading-erect, subcyclindric branches with spirally arranged tubercles 5-10 mm apart; leaves spathulate to triangular-obovate, dentate to lacerate at apex, 2-5x1,5-2 cm;
Ecology : Sandstone rocks, laterite.
  Confused with E. paganorum ; from Togo only sterile material known.
 
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Map
carte afrique num 106209
 
Record n°106209
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