African Plant Database


Euphorbia eyassiana P.R.O. Bally & S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Hooker's Icon. Pl. 39(3): t. 3864 (1982)  
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial, with shortly rhizomatous stems densely branching at the base, sparsely so above, erect to 80 cm; stems and branches 4(-5)-angled, to 1 cm thick; angles with shallow teeth 1-2 cm apart; spiny. Growing in clumps to 1,5 m across.
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Ecology : Stony soils with sparse grassland and open dry bushland; brown powdery loam; dark grey-brown compacted clay loam; rock crevices; with Sansevieria and Aloe ballyi; rocky lava hill with bare earth, much eroded by goats; etc...
  Near E. tenuispinosa.
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106426
 
Record n°106426
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