African Plant Database

Euphorbia wakefieldii N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 583 (1913)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Seedlings and young plants from ± 30 cm height producing branches to 1 m or more long which trail on the ground, take root and produce new plants, eventually forming dense stands of trees. §Mature§ tree palm-like to 7(-15?) m tall;
Ecology : Limestone outcrops with dense xerophytic bushland and forest remnants; 50-275 m alt.
  Known in cultivation.
  An endangered species , at great risk from the felling of coastal forest for charcoal burning.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106245
Record n°106245
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