African Plant Database

Euphorbia whellanii L. C. Leach
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. xxxiii. 247 (1967)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Euphorbia nyassae subsp. mentiens S. Carter quoad specim. Richards 13644
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent, spiny, dwarf shrublet, generally ± 10 cm tall, densely branched from the base, with the branches usually simple; branches subcylindric tuberculate, to 17 cm long, 0,35-0,8 cm Ø;
Ecology : Granite slope crevices with good humus, with Aloe mzimbana, in rather damp situations and in partial shade; ± 1700 m alt.
  Easily propagated by cuttings.
  Near E. isacantha.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106247
Record n°106247
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