African Plant Database

Euphorbia unispina N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 561 (1913)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stout succulent bush to 3-4 m tall, leafy at the tips of the branches, naked below, or perhaps sometimes entirely leafless, spiny; branches 1,6-2,5 cm thick, cylindric;
Ecology : Rocky hill in savanna; 800 m alt.
  Extremely rare in collections, actively sought by collectors; difficult to maintain by a neophyte.
  Near E. poissonii. Not in Sudan [Cact. Succ. J. (U.S.) 71: 261, 1999].

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 72 (1949).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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