African Plant Database

Euphorbia tescorum S. Carter
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 39(3): t. 3873 (1982)  
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Sturdy succulent shrub forming large clumps 2-3 m across, with numerous branches spreading upwards from the base, sparsely rebranched above to 1,5(-2) m high; branches (4-)5-6(-8)-angled, 4-8 cm thick, ± constricted at intervals of 10-30 cm;
Ecology : Rocky ground, often on lava, with very open Acacia-Commiphora bushland; plain of lava boulders with soft damp mud beneath; 400-1500 m alt. Often locally abundant.
  In cultivation.
  Near E. heterochroma.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106219
Record n°106219
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