African Plant Database


Euphorbia holmesiae Lavranos
Family : EUPHORBIACEAE
Protologue : J. Cact. Succ. Soc. Amer. 64(4): 195 (1992)
Information on the genus : Euphorbia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dwarf, succulent perennial 15-25 cm tall, with a thick fleshy root to 20 cm long and to 5 cm Ø; branches spreading, to 30 cm long, rebranching irregularly, terete, 5-7 mm thick; spiny; capsule and seeds unknown.
Ecology : Hills with stony limestone and gypsum-anhydrate rocks of the Eocene Nogal series, with sparse Acacia-Commiphora scrub with Pseudolithos cubiformis, Caralluma edithae, Monadenium linderi, etc.; 600-730 m alt.
  Extremely rare in cultivation.
  Near E. inaequispina.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 106457
 
Record n°106457
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