African Plant Database

Euphorbia wildii L. C. Leach
Protologue : Kirkia 10(1): 293 (1975)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Euphorbia monteiri auct. sensu White, Wild
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Unarmed succulent stout shrub, eventually becoming arborescent, to 3 m tall; root fleshy, thickened or occasionally subtuberous; trunk cylindric, 7,5(-10) cm Ø randomly sparingly branched;
Ecology : Strictly serpentinicolous (hydrous magnesium silicate); stony slopes of the rugged hills in savanna grassland with Aloe ortholopha, Euphorbia memoralis, Aloe cryptopoda, Euphorbia griseola, E. schinzii, Crassula argyrophylla; 1480-1700 m alt.
  Not often seen in collections but grows relatively well.
  Near E. monteiri and with a remarkable morphological uniformity. Nickel and chrome accumulator [Cact. Succ. J. (U.S.) 59: 95, 1987; Taxon 33: 395, 1984]. Two plants have the same distribution: Euphorbia nemoralis, Aloe ortholopha and, the same unifo
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carte afrique num 106249
Record n°106249
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