African Plant Database

Euphorbia turbiniformis Chiov.
Protologue : Fl. Somala 1: 304 (1929)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial, with a globose body to 4 cm Ø, partially buried, usually slightly depressed, mature plant very occasionally dichotomously dividing (Aloe 30: 98, fig. 2, 1993); body with tessellated markings ± 5 mm Ø in 14-20 longitudinal rows;
Ecology : Stony limestone coastal plateau, very exposed, with low woody herbs; ± 300 m alt.; abundant.
  Still rare in collections; cultivation proved rather difficult but a wellgrown specimen took the award for Best Grafted Plant at the 1993 CSSA Show [Cact. Succ. J. (U.S.) 67: 175, 1995].
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106230
Record n°106230
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