African Plant Database


Euphorbia galgalana S. Carter
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 12(4): 407 (1992)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent perennial, much-branched from the base, forming sprawling clumps 15-60 cm high and to 1 m Ø; branches spreading, terete, 4-5-angled, 1-1,5 cm thick; angles very shallowly toothed, with teeth 8-10 mm apart; spiny; capsule and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Rocky limestone slopes, with sparse xerophilic and succulent scrubland; 1000-1340 m alt.
  Rare in cultivation.
  Closely related to E. geldorensis, E. nigrispina.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106433
 
Record n°106433
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