African Plant Database

Euphorbia conspicua N.E. Br.
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 6: I. 600 (1913)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Euphorbia candelabrum Welw. ex Hiern non Trémaux ex Kotschy
=*Euphorbia hermentiana auct. sensu Pax p.p. quoad specim. Welwitsch 641, non Lem.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent, spiny tree, 5-15 m tall with trunk to 0,75 m Ø; habit very variable; trunk simple, erect or more often with a number of trunk-like branches randomly or subverticillately arranged, often freely branched and rebranched from towards the base;
Ecology : Coastal areas about 3 km inland (between Ambriz and Benguela, especially around Luanda); dry, hilly, maritime and rocky places; constituting dense forests, but sometimes solitary; maritime fields.
  Related to E. lividiflora.
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carte afrique num 106389
Record n°106389
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