African Plant Database

Euphorbia debilispina L. C. Leach
Protologue : Excelsa 15: 13 (1991)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent, weakly spinulose, dwarf shrublet, branched from the base, forming large densely branched clumps, ± 15 cm tall; branches subcylindric or obtusely subquadrangular, ± 8-10 mm Ø tapering into a stalk-like base;
Ecology : Sometimes covering quite large patches in open woodland on limestome seepage pavement; highly fragmented habitat threatened by urban expansion and, in particular, quarrying; ± 1250 m alt.
  Clones are widely distributed (Williamson & Drummod, 1995).
  Closely related to E. whellanii ; also to E. isacantha, E. nyassae.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 106401
Record n°106401
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