African Plant Database

Euphorbia venenifica Trémaux ex Kotschy
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stout shrub 2-6 m tall with 1-several stems from ground-level, ± sparsely branched and rebranched; branches spreading-ascending, fleshy, cylindrical, 3,5 cm thick;
Ecology : Stony slopes in dry grassland with scattered trees; locally abundant; arid hills; open rocky hillsides with Combretum; <1200-1220 m alt.
  Near E. poissonii ; also related to E. unispina , E. sudanica, E. desmondii, E. nivulia Buch.-Ham. (India), E. neriifolia L. (India), E. qarad Defl. (Arabia), E. amicorum, E. decidua, E. imitata, E. brevis. Plant difficult to place in a sequence

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 106238
Record n°106238
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